KING LEOPOLD’S GHOST BY ADAM HOCHSCHILD

King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild – Houghton Mifflin, 1998 – If you’ve ever wondered why so many African countries continue to be in disarray, long after they chucked out the colonial system, this is a book that you should read.  King Leopold II of Belgium (1835 – 1909) managed to carve out a huge …

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