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The Resource The devil and Mr. Casement : one man's battle for human rights in South America's heart of darkness, Jordan Goodman

The devil and Mr. Casement : one man's battle for human rights in South America's heart of darkness, Jordan Goodman

Label
The devil and Mr. Casement : one man's battle for human rights in South America's heart of darkness
Title
The devil and Mr. Casement
Title remainder
one man's battle for human rights in South America's heart of darkness
Statement of responsibility
Jordan Goodman
Title variation
  • Devil and Mister Casement
  • devil and Mr. Casement
Title variation remainder
one mans battle for human rights in South Americas heart of darkness
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the 1910 investigation of activist Roger Casement into human-rights abuses committed by industrial baron Julio Câesar Arana's Peruvian Amazon Company, where tens of thousands of Indian laborers were tortured and killed
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
340909
Cataloging source
DLC
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Goodman, Jordan
Dewey number
305.898/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F3451.P94
LC item number
G66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Putumayo River Valley
  • Peru
  • Casement, Roger
  • Human rights
  • Indians of South America
  • Rubber industry workers
  • Atrocities
  • Peruvian Amazon Company
  • Imperialism
  • Consuls
  • Irish
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
one man's battle for human rights in South America's heart of darkness
Label
The devil and Mr. Casement : one man's battle for human rights in South America's heart of darkness, Jordan Goodman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published, in slightly different form, in 2009 by Verso Books, Great Britain"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-302) and index
Contents
Introduction: La selva comes to London -- Across the Andes -- Iquitos and rubber -- Arana's world -- Saldaña Rocca's world -- Over to the Foreign Office -- An officer and a gentleman -- Our man in the Putumayo -- Eyes of another race -- The uttermost parts of the Earth -- La Chorrera -- Godforsaken hell-haunted wilds -- A system of armed extortion -- Deus ex machina -- The veil over the Putumayo mystery -- Publish and be damned -- An international scandal -- The old gang -- The canon and the board -- La selva returns to Parliament -- The Peruvian, the American, and the Select Committee -- The devil and Mr. Casement -- Epilogue : a crime against humanity -- Dramatis personae and chronology
Control code
ocn428823344
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 322 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374138400
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009029528
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)428823344
Label
The devil and Mr. Casement : one man's battle for human rights in South America's heart of darkness, Jordan Goodman
Publication
Note
"Originally published, in slightly different form, in 2009 by Verso Books, Great Britain"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-302) and index
Contents
Introduction: La selva comes to London -- Across the Andes -- Iquitos and rubber -- Arana's world -- Saldaña Rocca's world -- Over to the Foreign Office -- An officer and a gentleman -- Our man in the Putumayo -- Eyes of another race -- The uttermost parts of the Earth -- La Chorrera -- Godforsaken hell-haunted wilds -- A system of armed extortion -- Deus ex machina -- The veil over the Putumayo mystery -- Publish and be damned -- An international scandal -- The old gang -- The canon and the board -- La selva returns to Parliament -- The Peruvian, the American, and the Select Committee -- The devil and Mr. Casement -- Epilogue : a crime against humanity -- Dramatis personae and chronology
Control code
ocn428823344
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 322 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374138400
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009029528
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)428823344

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