Harold Wolpe (1926–1996)

Harold Wolpe died in Cape Town on 19 January 1996, five days after his seventieth birthday and just over a year after the death of his intimate friend and lifelong comrade Joe Slovo, one of the most important figures of South African communism. Harold was an outstanding political intellectual and human being who contributed much to the cause of national democracy in South Africa in diverse ways: as a political thinker and activist, lawyer, social theorist during nearly 30 years of exile, researcher and strategist in the area of education and its reform before and after his return home in 1990.

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 (1996) Harold Wolpe (1926–1996), 23:4, 174-177, DOI: 10.1080/03066159608438624

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