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Author Hochschild, Adam, author
Title King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa / Adam Hochschild
Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1999, 1998
book jacket
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  967.5 H657 1999    AVAILABLE    30500101109208
Edition 1st Mariner books ed
Descript 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
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Note "A Mariner book."
Includes bibliographical references and index
In the late 1890s Edmund Morel, a shipping company official working in Antwerp, noticed something suspicious. It was enough to set him on an investigation in which he almost single-handedly made the Congo's slave-labour regime and the lives it took into a cause which would unite the world
Subject Forced labor -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History
Indigenous peoples -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History
Human rights movements -- History
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Politics and government
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Race relations -- History
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 19th century
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 20th century
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