King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

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Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize, King Leopold's Ghost is the true and haunting account of Leopold's brutal regime and its lasting effect on a ruined nation. With an introduction by award-winning novelist Barbara Kingsolver. In the late nineteenth century, when the great powers in Europe were tearing Africa apart and seizing ownership of land for themselves, King Leopold of Belgium took hold of the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. In his devastatingly barbarous colonization of this area, ...

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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
2020, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780358212508

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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa
2019, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9781509882205

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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
1999, Mariner Books, Boston, MA

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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
1998, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

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