The Crime of the Congo

The Crime of the Congo

eBook - 2011
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Although Arthur Conan Doyle is now best remembered as the creator of the timeless Sherlock Holmes series of detective stories, he was also something of a social activist in his day who used his acclaim to shed light on injustices. In The Crime of the Congo, Conan Doyle builds a devastating case against the Congo Free State, a kind of sociopolitical experiment undertaken by Belgium's King Leopold II, under whose rule indigenous Africans were subjected to horrible maltreatment.
Publisher: [Auckland] :, The Floating Press,, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781776520749
Characteristics: text file,PDF,rda
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