Dec. 18, 2013
On this edition of UVa Today Bob Beard talks with John Edwin Mason, an Associate Professor of History at the University of Virginia.
Mason teaches African history and the history of photography. He has written extensively on early nineteenth-century South Africa history, especially the history of slavery, and on South African popular culture, especially the Cape Town New Year's Carnival and jazz.
Mason talks with us about the impact Nelson Mandela had on the world.
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