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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Duncan rated it really liked it Aug 05, I was aware of events simply because I was in the ANC office when things happened. Simphiwe Mounhains rated it it was amazing Jan 14, May Comrade Oliver Tambo rest in peace!

He is certainly deserving of a biography.


Almost inevitably, this meant that the decision went his way. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Trivia About Oliver Tambo: To ask other readers questions about Oliver Tamboplease sign up.

Busisiwe Sharon rated it it was amazing Oct 02, That is what led to the calling of the Morogoro and Kabwe conferences, and for the extended consultations with mountainss NEC and other relevant bodies. Such is his centrality to South Africa that the country’s main entry airport bears his name. Castro Thabana rated it really liked it Jun 03, He sought to make himself accessible to all and he never wavered in his conviction that the overthrow of apartheid required the widest possible combination of forces.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It was interesting to see the perspective from thhe ANC in exile. He required that ANC to take a decision as an organisation. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Mike rated it it was amazing Mouuntains 01, He has been rightly credited with performing a very difficult feat – leading and holding together a motley crew, and ensuring that the ANC did not suffer the violent internal squabbles that weakened the leadership of most other southern African liberation movements.

Oliver Tambo: Beyond The Engeli Mountains

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. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

And there were difficulties. He did not rejoice in wrongdoing, but in the truth. He was devoted to his youngest mother, but he found a new family in the Anglican Church. He was not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It was first published into coincide with the tenth anniversary of freedom moutains South Africa.


Product details Hardcover Publisher: The need to prepare for the future was dealt with by decisions like the appointment of a group to work on a constitution for the new South Africa. If, like me, you were brought up in north-east London, it was not a big house.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. He bore all things, he hoped for all things, he endured all things. Of course, I did not need to worry. He is the man who ensured that there was an organisation in place for Nelson Mandela to lead when he was bbeyond from prison.

They do seem accurate to me. Beyond the Engeli Mountains depicts the man behind the name in all his forms; from childhood to liberation hero. I met Oliver Tambo on a few occasions. 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 miuntains hand and evangelicals on the other.

Oliver Tambo: Beyond The Engeli Mountains by Luli Callinicos

He had several mothers, but his own mother and father both died when he was fifteen. And hhe were the daily difficulties of running the organisation, making diplomatic representations, feeding and clothing people, weeding out infiltrators, training and equipping an army, campaigning for the release of political prisoners, maintaining underground links to the organisation in South Africa, and everything else that was needed.

Franklyn rated it really liked it Jan 19,