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

In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. King Leopold's Ghost is the haunting account of a megalomaniac of monstrous proportions, a man as cunning, charming, a...

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Main Author: Hochschild, Adam.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
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DT655 .H63 1998 Recently returned - ask at circulation desk |Request