King Leopolds Ghost by Adam Hochschild

King Leopolds Ghost(ePUB)

Print Length: 306 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publication Date: 14.09.2017
Language: English

In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber, brutalized its people, and ultimately slashed its population by ten million—all the while shrewdly cultivating his reputation


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