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Bram Fischer

Afrikaner Revolutionary
  • 512 Pages
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University of Massachusetts Press
Biography: general, Political activism, Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000, Biography & Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Republic of South Africa, Africa - South - South Africa, Political, Biography, Black Studies, Historical - Ge
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8605294M
ISBN 101558492607
ISBN 139781558492608

This is a gracefully-written biography of Bram Fischer, a South African lawyer who played a key role in the anti-apartheid struggle in the s and '60s.

In spite of his prominence in the Johannesburg bar, Fischer rejected the racist system that oppressed the majority black population/5(6).

Bram Fischer book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The story of the pioneering anti-apartheid leader who led Nelson Mandel /5.

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Washington Post Book World (front-page review) "To the apartheid regime in South Africa, Bram Fischer was a traitor. The son of an illustrious Bram Fischer book family, he was a Rhodes scholar and an eminent lawyer, destined for the highest office; instead, he joined the radical resistance movement, one of the very few Afrikaners to do so.

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David Phillip Pub, - Biography & Autobiography - pages 0 Reviews Bram Fischer's life has all the drama and intimacy of a story worth telling. Born inBram Fischer was the son of a prominent family in the Free State colony (it later became a province of South Africa).

Bram’s grandfather, Abraham Fischer. Ap – Abraham “Bram” Fischer, who was born on Ap into the Afrikaner establishment, is remembered, years later, as a hero in the struggle against apartheid.

He eschewed the privileges of the elite environment he grew up in and which guaranteed him a top position in the apartheid firmament. Instead, he turned his loyalty to the fight for democracy in South Africa. Внимание. Abram Louis Fischer, commonly known as Bram Fischer, (23 April Bloemfontein -8 May Bloemfontein) was a South African lawyer of Afrikaner descent, notable for anti-apartheid activism and for the legal defence of anti-apartheid figures, including Nelson Mandela at the Rivonia Trial.

As Nelson Mandela has said in Long Walk to Freedom, Fischer was one of the bravest.

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Bram Fischer was a great advocate and a great patriot. The lectures that will follow this inaugural lecture will provide opportunities for lawyers and others to address fundamental issues relating to law and society with which Bram Fischer was deeply concerned, and which are.

Bram Fischer by Stephen Clingman,University of Massachusetts Press edition, in EnglishCited by:   How Bram Fischer resolved — in sacrifice of material success, easy honors, personal freedom, and finally his life — the contradictions of his situation as a white and Afrikaner is told with honesty, deep intelligence, and admirable skill worthy of the subject.

The apartheid government would not give Fischer's ashes to his : Stephen Clingman. Bram Fischer by Stephen Clingman, ApUniversity of Massachusetts Press edition, Hardcover in English.

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Fischer was a respected Senior Advocate at the Johannesburg Bar who chose to side with the oppressed and went underground to join the armed struggle. He was. His book 'Bram Fischer: Afrikaner Revolutionary' was the first full-length Bram Fischer biography.

He jointly won the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction, and the book is widely regarded as the definitive Fischer biography. Two earlier Bram Fischer speakers have also won this award - Albie Sachs (delivered the lecture in ) and Edwin Cameron.

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Born into one of the most prominent Afrikaner nationalist families, Fischer nevertheless made his name as an antiapartheid activist noted for his defen.

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Bram Fischer: Afrikaner Revolutionary By Stephen Clingman The current president of South Africa's Constitutional Court works at a desk given to him by Bram Fischer (), once chairman of the Johannesburg Bar Council, scion of a prominent Afrikaner nationalist family, and underground leader of the South African Communist Party.

View the profiles of people named Bram Fischer. Join Facebook to connect with Bram Fischer and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. Fischer met her future husband, Bram Fischer, in in Bloemfontein while she was on women’s hockey tour playing for the Transvaal University College in Pretoria’s team.

At their first meeting they paid little attention to each other, although Bram later recalled noticing her ‘very very blue’ eyes. Widely known as the Afrikaner communist who saved Nelson Mandela from the gallows, Bram Fischer was a respected Senior Advocate at the Johannesburg Bar who chose to side with the oppressed and went underground to join the armed struggle.

He was arrested on 5 November after almost ten months on the run. ["In Bram Fischer led the defence of Nelson Mandela in the Rivonia Trial.

In Fischer was himself sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for his political activities against the policies of apartheid. Before his sentencing he had spent nine months underground, in disguise, evading a nationwide manhunt. He was South Africa's most wanted man, his cause recognised and celebrated.

Title: Bram Fischer. Catalogue Number: Format: BOOK. Missing Information?. "In Bram Fischer led the defence of Nelson Mandela in the Rivonia Trial. In Fischer was himself sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for his political activities against the policies of apartheid.

Before his sentencing he had spent nine months underground, in disguise, evading a nationwide manhunt. He was South Africa's most wanted man, his cause recognised and celebrated.Bram Fischer Revolutionary 23 April - 8 May To the apartheid regime in South Africa, Bram Fischer was a traitor.

He was born in into a powerful Afrikaner family. His grandfather, Oupa Abraham, had been the first (and only) prime minister of the Orange River Colony, and later a minister in the Union Cabinet. Bram Fischer’s Legacy Nelson Mandela’s leadership steered South Africa to the end of apartheid rule.

But the remarkable rapprochement between the races can be traced to Mandela’s friendship with an Afrikaner Nationalist who helped save the country. By Sir Nicholas StadlenAuthor: Sir Nicholas Stadlen.