European Atrocity, African Catastrophe: Leopold II, the Congo Free State and Its Aftermath

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There is a broad consensus among those who are concerned with Africa that the plight of the continent is approaching the catastrophic. Partly the roots of the problem are historical, stemming from the exploitation and colonisation of the continent by European powers. An appreciation of the history of the relationship between Europe and Africa, a major episode of which this book examines, is indispensable to an understanding of the continent's present predicament. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries King Leopold II of ...

European Atrocity, African Catastrophe: Leopold II, the Congo Free State and Its Aftermath 2002, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780700715893

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