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The King incorporated : Leopold the Second and the Congo

Author: Neal Ascherson
Publisher: London : Granta, ©1963
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leopold 2d and his use of economic power to extend his royal authority.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Léopold, King of the Belgians; Léopold, King of the Belgians; König II ) Leopold (Belgien; Leopold, King.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Ascherson
ISBN: 1862072906 9781862072909
OCLC Number: 41157285
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Neal Ascherson.

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It is the aim of this text to describe Leopold II without prejudice. The text presents many aspects of his life: as a most ruthless negotiator; as the cold father; and as the sensual ancient riding  Read more...

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