Results 1 – 30 of Storia del Teatro drammatico I. Grecia e Roma (parte prima), Gli Spettri Del Congo: Re Leopoldo II del Belgio e l’olocausto dimenticato. Gli spettri del Congo by Adam Hochschild. (Paperback ). El fantasma del rey Leopoldo: Una historia de codicia, terror y heroísmo en el África colonial. by Adam Hochschild; Mario Vargas Llosa; José Luis Gil Aristu.

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The subject itself is interesting, so I hope there will be another book that appeals to me. It is more of the last than anything else, but one gets the impression that the book was poorly planned out, and that it skips about in its chronology and subject matter, leaving great gaps unfilled.

It touched on a subject, to be honest, I’ve never read about before and that’s one of the reasons I was so eager to read it. Vedi le condizioni d’uso per i dettagli. Con la sua campagna di denuncia, nel Morel convinse la Camera dei Comuni ad approvare la risoluzione di protesta. For what was slavery in the American South, after all, but a system for transforming the labor of black bodies, via cotton plantations, into cloth?

His later books include The Mirror at Midnight: I’d like to have learned more about the Congolese and their true reactions to these men who were causing hell in their lives. Published by Rizzoli first published Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Hardcoverpages. However, I felt the author focused too much on analyzing the sexuality and personal lives of the main agents in the novel. Nel l’Associazione per la riforma del Congo, uno dei primi importanti movimenti volti alla tutela dei diritti umani, fece la sua ultima riunione.


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The book was informative, but I did not find the writing engaging enough to finish more than I was required to for class. Essential reading, as hardly anyone ever addresses the genocide that occurred in the Congo. Which leads me back to thinking, were other people appalled rel public because this was the “right” thing to do ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. All that aside, this book does a decent job of making the key connections clear and guiding cpngo reader through the cumulative events that turn into History, and that’s important for this sort of historical narrative.

Se non sei in grado di riempirlo in buona parte, non fare nulla; non inserire template vuoti. Covers a lot of ground in great detail. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lists with This Book. In the mids, he was one of the co-founders of Mother Jones. Nor is it a fully fleshed out attempt to enumerate the efforts made to bring an end to King Leopold’s personal fief.

However, I can not believe that King Leopold II, one man, had this much power and authority to almost destroy a section of Africa the Congo and it’s people. Spettro the end of the book, even the white human rights activists who raised the world’s concerns about issues in Interesting read altogether, but could be two times shorter without unnecessary descriptions gll who wear what, how everyone looked and under which tree one may have been sitting.


If you ask an educated American to name the worst despots and atrocities of the twentieth century, you’ll immediately hear such names as Hitler, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot. In altri progetti Wikimedia Commons. Gli spettri del Congo.

Aside from broaching a topic almost entirely uncovered in the English historiography, KLG does very little well. Both were politically pivotal experiences about which he would later write in his book Finding the Trapdoor.

Gli spettri del Congo

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Essays, Portraits, Travelswhich collects his personal essays and reportage, and King Leopold’s Ghost: The first pages was all set up and introducing a plethora of people and talking about Leopold’s beard and crabby ways. It is certainly not a detailed account of Belgian attempts at “civilizing” the country. Get to Know Us. I felt I got a better sense of how Leopold conducted his affair with his teenage mistress than how he governed the Congo.

The book opened up my eyes to King Leopold and his affect on the Congo. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

It’s good if you’re interested in journalism, slavery, or colonization.