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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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When Edmund Morel realised that Belgium's colony the Congo was exploiting slave labour, he quit his job and single-handedly made the Congo's slave labour regime and the millions of lives it took into a cause which would unite the whole world
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Hochschild, Adam
Dewey number
  • 967.5'1022
  • 967.51022
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Léopold
  • Morel, E. D.
  • Slave labor
  • Antislavery movements
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • History
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror and heroism in colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
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Publication
Note
This ed.originally published: 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781447211358
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Updated ed..
Extent
375 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781447211358
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror and heroism in colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
Publication
Note
This ed.originally published: 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781447211358
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Updated ed..
Extent
375 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781447211358
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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