King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror and heroism in Colonial frica (eBook, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror and heroism in Colonial frica

Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: London : Picador, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Picador Classic editionView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hochschild, Adam.
King Leopold's ghost.
London : Picador, 2019
(OCoLC)1039467341
Named Person: Léopold, King of the Belgians; E D Morel; Léopold, King of the Belgians; E D Morel
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Hochschild
ISBN: 9781760785208 1760785202
OCLC Number: 1101427973
Awards: 1999 Duff Cooper Prize
Description: 1 online resource (379 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Other Titles: Story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa
Responsibility: Adam Hochschild.

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All the tension and drama that one would expect in a good novel -- Robert Harris A history like none other . . . an amazing book -- Tariq Ali * Financial Times *

 
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