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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hochschild, Adam
Dewey number
967.51/022
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT655
LC item number
.H63 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Morel, E. D.
  • Léopold
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Forced labor
  • Forced labor
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Human rights movements
  • Human rights movements
  • Travail forcé
  • Autochtones
  • Autochtones
  • Mouvements des droits de l'homme
  • Mouvements des droits de l'homme
  • Congo (République démocratique)
  • Congo (République démocratique)
  • Congo (République démocratique)
  • Congo (République démocratique)
  • Forced labor
  • Human rights movements
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Politics and government
  • Race relations
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Koloniale periode
  • Uitbuiting
  • Gruweldaden
  • Kongo <Demokratische Republik>
  • Congo (República Democrática)
  • Trabajos Forzados
  • Derechos humanos
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 338-350) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: "The traders area kidnapping our people" -- Part I: 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 -- Part II: 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 recipes" ; No man is a stranger ; Victory? ; The Great Forgetting -- Looking back : a personal afterword
Control code
ocm39042794
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780395759240
Lccn
98016813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39042794
  • (OCoLC)39042794
Label
King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 338-350) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: "The traders area kidnapping our people" -- Part I: 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 -- Part II: 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 recipes" ; No man is a stranger ; Victory? ; The Great Forgetting -- Looking back : a personal afterword
Control code
ocm39042794
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780395759240
Lccn
98016813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39042794
  • (OCoLC)39042794

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