"King Leopold's Ghost" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"King Leopold's Ghost"
A discussion of Hochschild's book about the the king of Belgium.
# 69779 | 690 words | 1 source | APA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in History (African) , History (European) , History (Leaders) , English (Analysis)

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This paper presents a discussion of Hochschild's book, "King Leopold's Ghost", that reveals the barbaric and murderous control of the Belgian Congo by King Leopold II of Belgium whom the author terms a mass murderer who established a rule of terror in the Congo.

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"King Leopold II of Belgium represents one of the worst mass murderers in history. Leopold was not content to be the King of Belgium, a territory roughly equating in size to the state of Maryland. Every action taken by Leopold was subjected ..."

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