Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD REFERENCE (www.oxfordreference.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2013. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single entry from a reference work in OR for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 20 August 2019

Tutu, Desmond (b. 1931) South African cleric and opponent of apartheid 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Roger B. BeckRoger B. BECK

Because he is one of the world’s most passionate nonviolent activists against apartheid in South Africa, Desmond Mpilo Tutu’s name is synonymous with the struggle against that racist movement. He has served the Anglican Church in a number of roles culminating in archbishop, and continues to make international appearances on behalf of racial equality. ...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.