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Congo stories : battling five centuries of exploitation and greed

Prendergast, John 1963- (author.). Bafilemba, Fidel, (author.). Ilus, Sam, 1979- (illustrator.). Gosling, Ryan, 1980- (photographer.).

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Prince Rupert Library 967.51 Pren (Text) 33294002046944 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455584642
  • ISBN: 1455584649
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 334 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by Soraya Aziz Souleymane -- Why Congo? -- The story of the Kongo Kingdom : before and after the Europeans landed -- How Congo helped build America and Europe : following the money and greed for five centuries -- A den of highly armed thieves -- Africa's first World War : reverberations from Rwanda's genocide -- Road to Congo by Ryan Gosling -- Crimes against humanity : ground zero -- Life today in one part of Congo -- Congo responds to the onslaught : the whistle for change -- Davids and Goliaths : global rights activists vs. the war profitters -- Steve Jobs and conflict minerals : Apple and corporate-driven change -- War crimes shouldn't pay : lessons from Al Capone to al-Qaeda -- Vanquishing the vampires : what you can do -- Counting myths and stereotypes.
Subject: Resource curse -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Mines and mineral resources -- Political aspects -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Politics and government
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Economic conditions -- 1960-

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