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6 edition of The King Incorporated found in the catalog.

The King Incorporated

Leopold the Second and the Congo

by Neal Ascherson

  • 120 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Granta Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Belgium,
  • Africa - General,
  • Europe - General,
  • World - Colonial Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8632420M
    ISBN 101862072906
    ISBN 109781862072909

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As founder and owner of the Congo Free State, he measured prestige and power by how much money a monarch could amass- and by whatever means.

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