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

Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: London : Pan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A riveting and highly readable account of the Congo massacre, peopled by callous monarchs, corrupt adventurers and a handful of genuine heroes.

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Named Person: E D Morel; E D Morel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Hochschild
ISBN: 0330492330 9780330492331
OCLC Number: 50527720
Notes: Originally published: New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1998; London: Macmillan, 1999.
Awards: Winner of Duff Cooper Prize 2000 (UK)
Description: 366 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Adam Hochschild.

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'Brilliant.. this book must be read and re-read' Neal Ascherson 'A hundred years ago, enlightened people in the western world were outraged by a holocaust in Africa which left millions dead. Read more...

 
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