King Leopold's Ghost
King Leopold's Ghost
A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Adam Hochschild



The "absorbing and horrifying account" (Los Angeles Times) of a megalomaniac of monstrous proportions. It is also the portrait of those who fought Leopold: a handful of missionaries, travelers, and idealists who went to Africa for work or adventure but unexpectedly found themselves participants in the twentieth century's first great human rights movement.

Title King Leopold's Ghost
Subtitle A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Author Adam Hochschild
Publisher Mariner Books
Title First Published 01 October 1999
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 400 p.
ISBN-10 0618001905
ISBN-13 9780618001903
Publication Date 01 October 1999
Main content page count 400
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $15.95
 


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