By Kalim Rajab

ISBN-10: 1776092112

ISBN-13: 9781776092116

Principled reformer or duplicitous exploiter? The contested legacy of Harry Oppenheimer displays the tensions thinking about facing South Africa’s advanced earlier.
the pinnacle of a sprawling international enterprise empire, Oppenheimer performed an influential position in twentieth-century South Africa – a job celebrated by means of a few and condemned via others. This e-book investigates his political considering over part a century, and considers the character of his competition to apartheid in addition to his contribution to the democratic age ushered in by way of Tambo and Mandela.
a guy of Africa provides Oppenheimer’s perspectives on liberalism, apartheid, socialism, sanctions, exchange unions, schooling, geopolitics and the legacy of Cecil John Rhodes. every one subject is explored through extracts from his speeches, and is by means of an evaluate by means of well known South Africans resembling Kgalema Motlanthe, Albie Sachs, Clem Sunter, Denis Beckett, Bobby Godsell, Jonathan Jansen and Xolela Mangcu.
interesting and insightful, a guy of Africa shines new mild on certainly one of South Africa’s strongest and multifaceted figures, and displays at the function of principled company in a political economy.

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