A new installment of “Lessons Learned” is now out. This week I discuss Nelson Mandela’s release from prison on February 11, 1990, and examine what lessons it has for understanding international relations today.
I hope you enjoy it.
If you’d like to know more about Nelson Mandela and South Africa under apartheid, check out these books:
Nancy L. Clark, South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid, 2nd ed. (2011)
P. Eric Luow, The Rise, Fall, and Legacy of Apartheid (2004)
Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (1995)
Anthony Sampson, Mandela: The Authorized Biography (2000)
Allister Sparks, Beyond the Miracle: Inside the New South Africa (2009)