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Being colonized : the Kuba experience in rural Congo, 1880-1960

Author: Jan Vansina
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2010.
Series: Africa and the diaspora.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlighting a region in central Congo called Kuba, the author provides not only accounts of colonial administrators, missionaries and traders, but also but the varied voices of a colonized people.  Read more...

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History
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Vansina, Jan.
Being colonized.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009040640
(OCoLC)458581816
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Vansina
ISBN: 9780299236434 0299236439
OCLC Number: 644670657
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 342 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Congo: becoming a colony --
The colonial relationship --
Incidental conquest --
Company rule and its consequences --
Were the Kuba nearly wiped out? --
Fifty years of Belgian rule: an overview --
A kingdom preserved --
Village life: 1911-1950s --
In pursuit of harmony --
Visions for a different future --
Toward a new world --
Conclusion: the experience of being colonized.
Series Title: Africa and the diaspora.
Responsibility: Jan Vansina.

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