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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
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
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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