Robben Island has been used as prison and a place where people were isolated, banished and exiled to for nearly 400 years. It was also used as a post office, a grazing ground, a mental hospital and an outpost.
Discover the Rich History of UNESCO World Heritage Site Robben Island. In the late 20th century, Robben Island was used as a maximum security prison for political prisoners of South Africa's apartheid regime, including future President Nelson Mandela.
Robben Island (Afrikaans: Robbeneiland) is an island in Table Bay, 6.9 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of the coast of Bloubergstrand, north of Cape Town, South Africa.
|Publication date||January 1, 1975|
|Item Weight||2.4 ounces|
|Print length||209 pages|