By Kalim Rajab
the pinnacle of a sprawling international company empire, Oppenheimer performed an influential position in twentieth-century South Africa – a job celebrated by means of a few and condemned through others. This booklet 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 via Tambo and Mandela.
a guy of Africa offers Oppenheimer’s perspectives on liberalism, apartheid, socialism, sanctions, alternate unions, schooling, geopolitics and the legacy of Cecil John Rhodes. each one subject is explored through extracts from his speeches, and is through an evaluation by way of well known South Africans similar to Kgalema Motlanthe, Albie Sachs, Clem Sunter, Denis Beckett, Bobby Godsell, Jonathan Jansen and Xolela Mangcu.
attention-grabbing and insightful, a guy of Africa shines new gentle on one in all South Africa’s strongest and multifaceted figures, and displays at the position of principled enterprise in a political economy.
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