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Nelson Mandela Guide: Robben Island

Selected Books About Robben Island

Nelson Mandela & Robben Island

Voices from Robben Island

Africana Library Video 164

The film looks at the 400 year history of Robben Island from the seventeenth century to present day. Robben Island began as a place of banishment for social outcasts and in the nineteen sixties was turned into a high security prison for political prisoners who opposed the apartheid regime

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