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The Resource Congo : the epic history of a people, David van Reybrouck ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett

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

Label
Congo : the epic history of a people
Title
Congo
Title remainder
the epic history of a people
Statement of responsibility
David van Reybrouck ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Title variation
Epic history of a people
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Member of
Storyline
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10300995
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Van Reybrouck, David
Dewey number
967.51
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT652
LC item number
.R4913 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Garrett, Sam
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True
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Congo (Democratic Republic)
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the epic history of a people
Label
Congo : the epic history of a people, David van Reybrouck ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [561]-582) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
New spirits : Central Africa draws the attention of East and West, 1870-1885 -- "Diabolical filth" : Congo under Leopold II, 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
Control code
1005005
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 639 pages
Isbn
9780062200112
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062200112
  • (OCoLC)850221510
Label
Congo : the epic history of a people, David van Reybrouck ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [561]-582) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
New spirits : Central Africa draws the attention of East and West, 1870-1885 -- "Diabolical filth" : Congo under Leopold II, 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
Control code
1005005
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 639 pages
Isbn
9780062200112
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062200112
  • (OCoLC)850221510

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