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Brazzaville charms : magic and rebellion in the republic of Congo

Author: Cassie Knight
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Frances Lincoln edView all editions and formats
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"Brazzaville Charms is a portrait of a country long ignored by the rest of the world. This first person account tells the story of militiamen who are led by a dreadlocked reincarnation of Christ, of exorcisms and sorcery, of pygmies who are owned by their masters, of timber companies exploiting the rain forest, and of the wars that have been caused by oil."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Reisebericht
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Knight, Cassie.
Brazzaville charms.
London : Frances Lincoln, 2007
(OCoLC)643833481
Named Person: Cassie Knight
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cassie Knight
ISBN: 9780711227989 0711227985
OCLC Number: 153556411
Description: 239 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Cassie Knight.

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This unique portrait of the Congo, a country long ignored by the rest of the world, is based on original research and interviews.  Read more...

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A rare first person account of the complexities and predicaments that face the people of the Congo. Wanderlust An affectionate account. New Statesman

 
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