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Congo : the epic history of a people / David van Reybrouck ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780062200112 :
  • ISBN: 0062200119
  • Description: x, 639 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]

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Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 967.51/Reybrouck (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW DT 652 .R4913 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 10/21/2014
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Salem Adult Non-Fiction 967.51/REYBROUCK (Text to phone) Checked out 10/30/2014
Saugus Adult Nonfiction 967.51 Reybrouck (Text to phone) Checked out 10/21/2014
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Lower Level 967.51 REY (Text to phone) Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [561]-618) and index.
Contents Note: New spirits : Central Africa draws the attention of East and West : 1870-1885 -- Diabolical filth : Congo under Leopold : 1885-1908 -- The Belgians set us free : the early years of the Colonial Regime : 1908-1921 -- In the stranglehold of fear : growing unrest and mutual suspicion in peacetime : 1921-1940 -- The red hour of the kickoff : the war and the deceptive calm that followed : 1940-1955 -- Soon to be ours : a belated decolonization, a sudden independence : 1955-1960 -- A Thursday in June -- The struggle for the throne : the turbulent years of the first republic : 1960-1965 -- The electric years : Mobutu gets down to business : 1965-1975 -- Toujours servir : a marshal's madness : 1975-1990 -- The death throes : democratic opposition and military confrontation : 1990-1997 -- Compassion, what is that? : the great war of Africa : 1997-2002 -- La Bière et la Prière (Suds and sanctity) : new players in a wasted land : 2002-2006 -- The recess : hope and despair in a newborn democracy : 2006-2010 -- WWW.com.
Language Note: Translation of: Congo-- een geschiedenis.
Subject: Congo (Democratic Republic) > History.
Garrett, Sam, translator. (Added Author).

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