King Leopolds Ghost - Adam Hochschild

King Leopolds Ghost

Adam Hochschild

Book Summary

King Leopold of Belgium, writes historian Adam Hochschild in this grim history, did not much care for his native land or his subjects, all of which he dismissed as small country, small people. Even so, he searched the globe to find a colony for Belgium, frantic that the scramble of other European powers for overseas dominions in Africa and Asia would leave nothing for hi

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