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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

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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
Title variation
King Leopolds ghost
Title variation remainder
a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A colorful, provocative study of King Leopold II of Belgium's genocidal plunder of the Congo in the 1880s, as the European powers were colonizing Africa, reveals the heroic efforts that led to the first international human rights movement
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • Lionel Gelber Prize (Canada), 1999.
  • Mark Lynton History Prize, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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154476
Cataloging source
FCPL
Dewey number
967.51022
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
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Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 338-350) and index
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
366 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Isbn
9780618001903
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(pbk.)
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NC
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 338-350) and index
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
366 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Isbn
9780618001903
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Note
NC

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