The State vs. Nelson Mandela By Joel Joffe
The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial That Changed South Africa is a biography book by joel joffe. A remarkable piece of contem- porary historical writing that will serve as one of the most reliable sources for understanding what happened at that trial and how we came to live to see democracy triumph in South Africa.
“The State vs. Nelson Mandela”, Joel Joffe, theirefence Attorney, gives a blow-by-blow account of the most important trial inouth Africa’s history, vividly portraying the characters of those involved,nd exposing the astonishing bigotry and rampant discrimination faced by theccused, as well as showing their courage under fire. With a personal forwardrom Nelson Mandela, this gripping chronicle of a pivotal moment in the warn apartheid should be read by everyone interested in the struggle forustice and human rights.