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By then, he had already learned the tradition of African leadership, of listening to a discussion, of summarising it at the end and of leading people to a decision.

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Oliver Tambo may have been a self-effacing man and certainly not self-promoting, but he had an acuity of mind that enegli his judgement good. He is certainly deserving of a biography. Feb 08, David Kenvyn rated it really liked it.

He was not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. I met Oliver Tambo on a few occasions. I enjoyed every page of this work on the giant englei South African politics. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Oliver Tambo: Beyond The Engeli Mountains

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His father had a number of wives, and children by all of them. It gave me a new perspective about political heroes.

People forgot that the Tambo children were under daily threat of kidnap. He never insisted on his own way. I know that these things mounntains said, because they were said to me and got very short shrift.

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What they had to endure before coming home. I cannot claim that I was neutral, and this is why I was worried about reading this book. He was patient and kind. 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. 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.

Castro Thabana rated it really liked it Jun 03, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. David Anthony rated it it was ok Beuond 06, He was one of the great leaders of the twentieth century.

Contact Contact Us Help. 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.


Although he had been working as a lawyer for a decade, and had held leading positions in the ANC, he was still seeking to be ordained at the time when he was selected by Luthuli to represent the ANC abroad. Busisiwe Sharon rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Nyiko Njaka rated it it was amazing Nov 23, It is also partly because of his enduring friendship with Trevor Huddleston, a member of the Community, and a deeply passionate campaigner against apartheid. He had several mothers, but his own mother and father both died when he was fifteen.

Anthony rated it really liked it Nov 12, A very good read of one of the icon’s of the Apartheid Struggle. Tamutswa Dutuma rated it it was amazing Jun 13, To ask other readers questions about Oliver Tamboplease sign up. I also found that conceptually the book tended to romanticize the struggle and the life of OR, and didn’t employ sufficient critique.

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