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In "an enthralling story, full of fascinating characters, intense drama, high adventure, deceitful manipulation, courageous truth-telling, and ...Show synopsisIn "an enthralling story, full of fascinating characters, intense drama, high adventure, deceitful manipulation, courageous truth-telling, and splendid moral fervor" ("Christian Science Monitor"), Hochschild tells the story of King Leopold of Belgium, a megalomaniac of monstrous portions. 31 photos. Map.Hide synopsis
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How can a world treat human beings the way those who took over the Congo under the direction of King Leopold? Yet history seems to have recorded the same things for ages. Pride, power. ego seem to get in the way of knowing the difference between right and wrong.
This book is worth reading because ...
This book is assigned as the "midterm" assignment for a college class that I'm taking. It certainly appears interesting from my perspective, especially given the publisher's study questions that we must get our prompt from.
Leopold's Ghost is a book that will fascinate both the specialist and
the profane reader. It is not a scholarly book, and in this case this
is a virtue because we are not facing more than 300 pages with quotes
and footnotes; on the contrary, this is very smooth reading, with notes
and bibliography ...
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