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The history of Congo

Author: Ch Didier Gondola
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book begins with a survey of Congo's early history, when diverse peoples such as the Luba, the Kuba, and the Nilotic inhabited the area, and continues by tracing the country's history through the Belgian period of colonization and the dictatorships of Mobutu and Kabila. Biographical portraits present important figures in Congo's storied history. An annotated bibliography and chronology help make this the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gondola, Ch. Didier, 1966-
History of Congo.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002075316
(OCoLC)49959456
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ch Didier Gondola
ISBN: 0313011281 9780313011283
OCLC Number: 52923833
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 219 pages) : maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Timeline of historical events --
The Congo basin in ancient and precolonial times --
Colonial conquest, 1885-1890 --
Leopoldian Congo, 1885-1908 --
The colonial state, 1908-1945 --
The crisis of decolonization, 1945-1960 --
The first republic, 1960-1965 --
The second republic, 1965-1990 --
Transition to democracy, 1990-1997 --
The third republic, 1997-2001 --
Epilogue : Africa's first continental war --
Notable people in the history of Congo.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: Ch. Didier Gondola.
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Gondola (history, Indian U.-Purdue U., Indianapolis) includes a timeline and list of notable people in this one-volume history of the Congo. Gondola writes with attention to the personalities and  Read more...

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"[a] useful and accessible resource for laymen and libraries."-Journal of African Historical Studies "An accessible and up to date history of the Congo from earliest times through to colonialism, Read more...

 
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