Patrick Duncan

Patrick Duncan

South African and Pan-Africanist

C.J. Driver

Paperback
$29.95

James Currey

Overview

Overview

With a Foreword by Anthony Sampson
Born son of a Governor-General of South Africa, Patrick Duncan rejected the attitudes of his privileged background to follow the Gandhian way of passive reistance, even to jail. This biography traces the life and times of Duncan and the changes and struggles in late-twentieth century South Africa.

Details

January 2000
27 black and white illustrations
360 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
ISBN: 9780852557730
Format: Paperback
James Currey
BIC JPVH, 1HFMS, 2AB
BISAC LCO001000
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Reviews

Patrick Duncan is a well researched, readable, balanced, but not uncritical biography. Driver has admirably captured Duncan's eccentricity, psychological complexity, decency, and especially his courage. - F.A. Mouton in JOURNAL OF COMMONWEALTH & COMPARATIVE POLITICS