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DT655.H63 1999
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TITLE: King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in colonial Africa / Adam Hochschild.
AUTHOR: Hochschild, Adam.
PUBLISHED: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
DESCRIPTION: 366 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
EDITION: 1st Mariner Books ed.
NOTES: "A Mariner book."
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 338-350) and index.
NOTES: Wilson's Senior High School
NOTES: Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.)
NOTES: Library Journal Starred
NOTES: Chronicles the life of King Leopold II of Belgium and discusses how he plundered the Congo, how his people tried to overthrow him, and other related topics.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Congo (Democratic Republic)--Politics and government--1885-1908.
SUBJECT: Congo (Democratic Republic)--Politics and government.
SUBJECT: Forced labor--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--19th century.
SUBJECT: Forced labor--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--20th century.
SUBJECT: Indigenous peoples--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--19th century.
SUBJECT: Indigenous peoples--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--20th century.
SUBJECT: Congo (Democratic Republic)--Race relations--History--19th century.
SUBJECT: Congo (Democratic Republic)--Race relations--History--20th century.
SUBJECT: Human rights movements--History--19th century.
SUBJECT: Human rights movements--History--20th century.
SUBJECT: Slavery--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History.
SUBJECT: Native peoples--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History.
SUBJECT: Congo (Democratic Republic)--Race relations--History.
SUBJECT: Human rights movements--History.

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