Results 1 – 30 of Storia del Teatro drammatico I. Grecia e Roma (parte prima), Gli Spettri Del Congo: Re Leopoldo II del Belgio e l’olocausto dimenticato. Gli spettri del Congo by Adam Hochschild. (Paperback ). El fantasma del rey Leopoldo: Una historia de codicia, terror y heroísmo en el África colonial. by Adam Hochschild; Mario Vargas Llosa; José Luis Gil Aristu.

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Published by Rizzoli first published Durante la prima guerra rel ebbe un ruolo importante nel movimento pacifista inglese, partecipando alla fondazione dell’ Union of Democratic Control di cui divenne segretario. I also felt that the writer guides the reader way too much and I was put off by his annoying non sequiturs.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Too much subjective editorialising, and too much about Americans and Brits.

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A lot of detail about the people who ended it rather than about Africa itself. Gli spettri del Congo. Hochschild’s books have been translated into twelve languages. Worth reading, but some slogging required. Weird to say about a book about a horrible individual, but what I mean is that there comgo not as much detail and understanding about what was happening in the Congo as I expected.

A destare i primi sospetti fu la scoperta che le navi giungevano ad Anversa cariche di gomma e avorio e ripartivano verso il Congo con armi, munizioni e soldati.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Edmund Morel nacque in Avenue d’Eylau a Parigi, unico figlio di Edmond Morel de Ville, funzionario statale francese di famiglia modesta, e di Emmeline de Horne, discendente da una famiglia inglese di quaccheri.

And in the case of what happened in Congo, more would have been more. Return to Book Page. It’ This book really took a lot of perseverance to get through.

Edmund Dene Morel

I would have enjoyed this book more if there were fewer errors. Il rapporto di centocinquanta pagine redatto dai commissari confermava le accuse avanzate da Morel e Casement. I’d like to have learned more about the Congolese and their true reactions to these men who were causing hell in their lives. After reading this I certainly will never again be able congp see Stanley as a hero or read Heart of Darkness in the same way. A seguito delle manovre politiche segrete e poco democratiche messe in atto dal governo britannico, Morel decise di fondare, in collaborazione con Norman Angell e Dek MacDonaldl’ Union of democratic control UDCdi cui divenne il leader.

La delicata situazione costrinse il re a xpettri nel una speciale Commissione d’Inchiesta costituita da tre giudici da lui nominati.

Gli spettri del Congo, Adam Hochschild. (Paperback )

Also prepare for the typical Jewish narrative of inducing guilt on the whole white race for slavery and colonization of Africa. Good background for those interested in modern Africa. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I wouldn’t have before reading this book, yet a man thousands of miles from a land he never visited is charged with instituting policies responsible for 10 million deaths in the course of a couple of decades, sparking the “first great If you ask an educated American to name the worst despots and atrocities of the twentieth century, you’ll immediately hear such names as Hitler, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot.


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Essays, Portraits, Travelswhich collects his personal essays and reportage, and King Leopold’s Ghost: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It could be worse looking at you, devil in the white city.

The very word ‘genocide’ originated to characterize his depradations upon the people of the Congo, who were treated spetrti forced laborers in the mines. This well-documented book tells the horrific tale of the exploitation of the Congo by King Leopold of Belgium.

And to think, Leopold did not die by his own hand or by that of an assassin just blows my mind.