Oliver Tambo has 32 ratings and 6 reviews. David said: Oliver Tambo is deserving of a biography. He is the man who held the African National Congress (AN. Oliver Tambo: Beyond the Engeli Mountains [Luli Callinicos] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Born in in Bizana in the Eastern Cape, . Oliver Tambo: Beyond the Engeli Mountains [Richard J. (Editor) Kopec] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Tamutswa Dutuma rated it it was amazing Jun 13, And there were difficulties. He was devoted to his youngest mother, but he found a new family in the Anglican Church. His base was first Dar-es-Salaam and then Lusaka. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I met Oliver Tambo on a few occasions.

He was one of the great leaders of the twentieth century.

Oliver Tambo: Beyond The Engeli Mountains

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.

Michael rated it really liked it Dec 12, Critical Egneli on Southern Africa Transformation 61, beyind. Beyond the Engeli Mountains depicts the man behind the name in all his forms; from childhood to liberation hero.


Books by Luli Callinicos. Read this in conjunction with ‘A Long Walk to Freedom’. It would be untrue to say that I was acquainted with him, although I spoke to him directly on occasion and I think that he was aware of who I was.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thanks for ths us about the problem. It was mainly, however, because of his deep spirituality and the strength that he gained from this belief, which helped him to lead the ANC through all the difficult years of exile.

Nomfanelo Genuka rated it it was ok Jul 05, Just a moment while we sign engelu in to your Goodreads account. After the death of his mentor, Albert Luthuli, inhe became the de factobut only latterly the de jureleader of the ANC as a whole.

This latter was a secret office, and you really had to be trusted to be allowed to work there.

I therefore assume that the description of events in Africa and elsewhere are also accurate. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He listened and then advised on what was to be done. 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. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


Sisa Petse rated it really liked it Feb 13, Return to Book Page. For this, Tambo sacrificed both his family and his health.

But that is an excuse. He sought to perform a similar balancing act in terms of global politics, having to live with the Cold War, and trying with some success to gain diplomatic and material support from eneli social democrats, on the one hand, and [End Page ] eastern, or at least Soviet, communists on the other hand.

He is the man who encouraged generation upon generation to believe that we could win, when the world told us we were wasting our time. By then, he had already learned the tradition of African leadership, omuntains listening to a discussion, of summarising it at the end and of leading people to a decision.

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