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Project MUSE – Oliver Tambo: Beyond the Engeli Mountains (review)

I can only really comment on the accuracy of the description of events that happened in London in the late s when I was a volunteer in the ANC Offices. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Tambo is recorded in this book as weeping twice, once when Trevor Huddleston was compelled to leave South Africa by the Community of the Resurrection, and a second time when he was himself told that he could not take part in a risky and misguided attempt to land an ANC expedition on the coast of Pondoland.

And there were difficulties. It gave me a new perspective about political heroes. It is interesting that when Tambo faced difficulties, he did not try to impose his will. The community lived by farming, until the introduction of the Poll Tax which necessitated the men to go away to earn money in order to pay the tax. This is a big book; it is the result of over ten years’ work and draws on nearly He involved everyone in the decision-making process.

Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa Transformation 61, pp. He did his best to provide for a growing number of exiles, many of whom became wholly dependent on the ANC.


This partly came about through the education that he received at St. I also found that conceptually the book tended to romanticize the struggle and the life of OR, and didn’t employ sufficient critique.

Book titles OR Journal titles. Oliver Tambo may have been a self-effacing man and certainly not self-promoting, but he had an acuity of mind that made his judgement good.

Oliver Tambo made a significant and indelible contribution to the liberation of his country. His base was first Dar-es-Salaam and then Lusaka. Oliver Tambo is fhe of a biography.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It is a task that she takes on with sensitivity and understanding, recognising his merits and dealing with the difficulties that arose, of which there were many. He knew from an early date that apartheid would be ended by negotiations, and he did his best to ensure that the ANC was prepared for that eventuality. It is tempting to think that his model of the ANC lay in the Anglican Church – the ‘broad church’ designed to bridge the divide between Catholics and protestants – a church whose leaders have usually had to conceal their own theological positions, while balancing the demands of Catholics on the one hand and evangelicals on the other.

Alie Komape rated it really liked it Jun 01, Share your thoughts with other customers. What they had to endure before coming home.

Oliver Tambo: Beyond The Engeli Mountains by Luli Callinicos

It was first published into coincide with the tenth anniversary of freedom in Bdyond Africa. He had several mothers, but his own mother and father both died when he was fifteen. Books by Luli Callinicos. It is now 25 years since Oliver Tambo died, and I think that I am in a position to make that judgement.


Tamutswa Dutuma rated it it was amazing Jun 13, beyyond Lists with This Book. I knew things that I probably should not have known, and I can say that the description of those events is accurate. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Product details Hardcover Publisher: This one is not new. He is the man who nurtured and encouraged the resistance to apartheid both in South Africa and throughout the world from to Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Simphiwe Nxumalo rated it it was amazing Jan 14, They are certainly detailed. He was patient and kind.

May Comrade Oliver Tambo rest in peace! This website uses cookies to ensure you get the mountainns experience on our website. I know that these things were said, because they were said to me and got very short shrift.

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Oliver Tambo: Beyond The Engeli Mountains

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Refresh and try again. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This tradition of ubuntu after an indaba was something that he was to practice throughout the whole of his political career.