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

Author(s): Adam Hochschild

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In "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.

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Winner of Duff Cooper Memorial Prize 2000 and Lionel Gelber Prize 1999.

General Fields

  • : 9780618001903
  • : Houghton Mifflin
  • : Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • : October 1999
  • : 226mm X 150mm X 28mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Adam Hochschild
  • : paperback
  • : 384