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The Resource King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild

King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild

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King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in colonial Africa
Title
King Leopold's ghost
Title remainder
a story of greed, terror, and heroism in colonial Africa
Statement of responsibility
Adam Hochschild
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
HISTORY. A riveting and highly readable account of the Congo massacre, peopled by callous monarchs, corrupt adventurers and a handful of genuine heroes. WINNER OF THE 1999 DUFF COOPER PRIZE
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Hochschild, Adam
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Morel, E. D.
  • Slave labor
  • Antislavery movements
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
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King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
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Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1998; London: Macmillan, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
375 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781447211358
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports, facsims.
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1998; London: Macmillan, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
375 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781447211358
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports, facsims.

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