King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa
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Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
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Book
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366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
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ASU Main (3rd floor)
DT655 .H63 1998
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Hochschild, A. (1998). King Leopold's ghost: a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

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

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

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

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Chronicles the life of King Leopold II of Belgium and discusses how he plundered the Congo, how his people tried to overthrow him, and other related topics.

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0395759242, 9780395759240, 9780618001903, 0618001905

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 338-350) and index.
Description
Chronicles the life of King Leopold II of Belgium and discusses how he plundered the Congo, how his people tried to overthrow him, and other related topics.
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