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The Congo : a brief history and appraisal.

Author: Maurice N Hennessy
Publisher: New York : Praeger, [1961]
Series: Books that matter.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the African nation from its colonization, Christianization, and collapse to a Christian-less state, and the causes behind these events.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hennessy, Maurice N.
Congo.
New York : Praeger, [1961]
(OCoLC)576962006
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice N Hennessy
OCLC Number: 1155661
Description: 148 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The devil's paradise --
Early days in the Congo free state --
The Congo scandal --
The Congo changes hands --
Sowing the seeds --
Between the wars --
The Congo in transition --
Stemming the tide --
Catholicism and education --
The death of paternalism --
Independence and insincerity --
Land without leader --
The United Nations in the Congo --
The Congo disaster and Africa --
The need for benign autocracy. Appendices. United Nations organisation --
Chronology of early events --
Selected correspondence.
Series Title: Books that matter.

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An examination of the African nation from its colonization, Christianization, and collapse to a Christian-less state, and the causes behind these events.

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