King Leopold s Ghost

  • Publsiher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 03 September 1999
  • ISBN : 9780547525730
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 70 voters

Download or read book entitled King Leopold s Ghost written by Adam Hochschild and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt online. This book was released on 03 September 1999 with total pages 400. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Get best books that you want by click Get Book Button and Read as many books as you like.

Book Excerpt : "An enthralling story . . . A work of history that reads like a novel." — Christian Science Monitor “As Hochschild’s brilliant book demonstrates, the great Congo scandal prefigured our own times . . . This book must be read and reread.” — Los Angeles Times Book Review In the late nineteenth century, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium carried out a brutal plundering of the territory surrounding the Congo River. Ultimately slashing the area’s population by ten million, he still managed to shrewdly cultivate his reputation as a great humanitarian. A tale far richer than any novelist could invent, King Leopold’s Ghost is the horrifying account of a megalomaniac of monstrous proportions. It is also the deeply moving portrait of those who defied Leopold: African rebel leaders who fought against hopeless odds and a brave handful of missionaries, travelers, and young idealists who went to Africa for work or adventure but unexpectedly found themselves witnesses to a holocaust and participants in the twentieth century’s first great human rights movement. A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A New York Times Notable Book

King Leopold s Ghost

King Leopold s Ghost
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Relase: 1999-09-03
ISBN: 9780547525730
GET BOOK

King Leopold s Ghost

King Leopold s Ghost
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Picador
Relase: 2019-05-14
ISBN: 9781760785208
GET BOOK

King Leopold s Ghostwriter

King Leopold s Ghostwriter
Author: Andrew Fitzmaurice
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Relase: 2021-11-30
ISBN: 9780691220369
GET BOOK

King Leopold s Soliloquy

King Leopold s Soliloquy
Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: LeftWord Books
Relase: 1970
ISBN: 9788187496557
GET BOOK

Bury the Chains

Bury the Chains
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Relase: 2006
ISBN: 0618619070
GET BOOK

The King Incorporated

The King Incorporated
Author: Neal Ascherson
Publisher: Granta Books
Relase: 1999
ISBN: 1862072906
GET BOOK

The Unquiet Ghost

The Unquiet Ghost
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Relase: 2003-02-04
ISBN: 9780547524979
GET BOOK

SUMMARY and ANALYSIS KING LEOPOLD s GHOST by Adam Hochschild s

SUMMARY and ANALYSIS  KING LEOPOLD s GHOST by Adam Hochschild s
Author: Gulf publishers
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 2020-07-06
ISBN: 9798664175455
GET BOOK

Half the Way Home

Half the Way Home
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Relase: 2005
ISBN: 061843920X
GET BOOK

Everfair

Everfair
Author: Nisi Shawl
Publisher: Macmillan
Relase: 2016-09-06
ISBN: 9781466837843
GET BOOK

Spain in Our Hearts

Spain in Our Hearts
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Relase: 2016-03-29
ISBN: 9780547974538
GET BOOK

The Leopard the Lion and the Cock

The Leopard  the Lion  and the Cock
Author: Matthew Stanard
Publisher: Leuven University Press
Relase: 2019-04-15
ISBN: 9789462701793
GET BOOK

To End All Wars

To End All Wars
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Relase: 2011-05-03
ISBN: 0547549210
GET BOOK

King Leopold s Ghost

King Leopold s Ghost
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 1999-09-03
ISBN: 1627652337
GET BOOK

Rebel Cinderella

Rebel Cinderella
Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Relase: 2020
ISBN: 9781328866745
GET BOOK