1 edition of Congo found in the catalog.
David Van Reybrouck
Written in English
Van Reybrouck reviews some of the most dramatic episodes in Congolese history -- from the slave trade to the ivory and rubber booms; from the arrival of Henry Morton Stanley to the tragic regime of King Leopold II; from global indignation to Belgian colonialism; from the struggle for independence to Mobutu"s brutal rule; and from the world famous Rumble in the Jungle to the civil war over natural resources that began in 1996 and still rages today.
|Statement||David van Reybrouck ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett|
|Contributions||Garrett, Sam, translator|
|LC Classifications||DT652 .R4913 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 639 pages|
|Number of Pages||639|
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Around the 50th anniversary of the Congo's independence from Belgium innumerous Belgian writers published content about the Congo.
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The people of the Congo, as this book shows, have suffered cruelly throughout the past century from a particularly brutal experience of colonial ru≤ and, following independence inexternal interference by the United States and other powers, a whole generation of patrimonial spoliation at the hands of Mobutu (the dictator installed by the West in ), and periodic warfare which even Reviews: 1.
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