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King Leopold's ghost

Author: Adam Hochschild; Geoffrey Howard; OverDrive, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Belgian King Leopold's conquest and rape of the Congo in the late nineteenth century deserves a prominent chapter in the history of human rights. From the Belgians' practice of tallying dead natives using amputated right hands to their buying of ivory with human flesh, we discover shocking human atrocities for profit.
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Hochschild, Adam, 1942-
King Leopold's ghost.
Newport Beach, CA : Books on Tape, ℗2000
(OCoLC)44037397
Named Person: E D Morel; E D Morel
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Hochschild; Geoffrey Howard; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9780307877635 0307877639
OCLC Number: 857283460
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 12:41:33.
Performer(s): Read by Geoffrey Howard.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: by Adam Hochschild.

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The story of Belgian King Leopold's conquest and rape of the Congo in the late nineteenth century deserves a prominent chapter in the history of human rights. From the Belgians' practice of tallying dead natives using amputated right hands to their buying of ivory with human flesh, we discover shocking human atrocities for profit.

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