Books Recommended by Nelson Mandela
Red Star over China
The Classic Account of the Birth of Chinese Communism
Source: "In [this book] I saw that it was Mao’s determination and nontraditional thinking that led him to victory." - Nelson Mandela
Did Nelson Mandela recommend all these books?
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No. This reading list was curated by our editors based on confirmed mentions from Nelson Mandela, the sources are made available under each recommendation.
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