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The Resource King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild

King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild

Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa
Title
King Leopold's ghost
Title remainder
a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa
Statement of responsibility
Adam Hochschild
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the plundering of the territory
Cataloging source
CFT
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Hochschild, Adam
Dewey number
967.51
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT655
LC item number
.H63 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Forced labor
  • Forced labor
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Human rights movements
  • Human rights movements
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
Instantiates
Publication
Note
On cover: "with a new afterword."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 348-360) and index
Contents
"The traders area kidnapping our people" -- Walking into fire. "I shall not give up the chase" ; The fox crosses the dream ; The magnificent cake ; "The treaties must grant us everything" ; From Florida to Berlin ; Under the Yacht Club flag ; The first heretic ; Where there aren't no Ten Commandments ; Meeting Mr. Kurtz ; The wood that weeps ; A secret society of murderers -- A King at bay. David and Goliath ; Breaking into the thieves' kitchen ; To flood his deeds with day ; A reckoning ; "Journalists won't give you receipts" ; No man is a stranger ; Victory? ; The Great Forgetting -- Looking back : a personal afterword
Control code
ocn166882328
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
376 p. [16 p. plates]
Isbn
9780618001903
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
Publication
Note
On cover: "with a new afterword."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 348-360) and index
Contents
"The traders area kidnapping our people" -- Walking into fire. "I shall not give up the chase" ; The fox crosses the dream ; The magnificent cake ; "The treaties must grant us everything" ; From Florida to Berlin ; Under the Yacht Club flag ; The first heretic ; Where there aren't no Ten Commandments ; Meeting Mr. Kurtz ; The wood that weeps ; A secret society of murderers -- A King at bay. David and Goliath ; Breaking into the thieves' kitchen ; To flood his deeds with day ; A reckoning ; "Journalists won't give you receipts" ; No man is a stranger ; Victory? ; The Great Forgetting -- Looking back : a personal afterword
Control code
ocn166882328
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
376 p. [16 p. plates]
Isbn
9780618001903
Other physical details
ill., map

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