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The Rulers of Belgian Africa, 1884-1914

Gann, L. H.; Duignan, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0691052778 / ISBN 13: 9780691052779
Editorial: Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., 1979
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Título: The Rulers of Belgian Africa, 1884-1914

Editorial: Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1979

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Very Good

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In this comprehensive picture of Belgian colonialism in the Congo, Lewis Gann and Peter Duignan trace the formation of the colonial state that became Zaire, considering it in the light of colonial experience in other African territories. Whereas most studies have focused on the conquest and subjugation of the African population, this study probes the colonial apparatus itself, investigating the attitudes and behavior of the civil servants and soldiers who built the empire.


Originally published in 1979.


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About the Author:

L. H. Gann was Senior Fellow and Curator of the West European Collection at the Hoover Institution at the time of his death in 1997. He had taught and researched extensively in Oxford, England and in Berlin, Germany. He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London. In 1995 he was awarded the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the German Federal Republic. Peter Duignan is Lillick Curator and Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Hoover Institution, where he directed a program of European Studies. He has had Ford, Guggenheim, and Rockefeller fellowships, was Visiting Scholar at St Anthony's College, Oxford, and at Jesus College, Cambridge. He was elected a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton in 1988, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London. The authors have written extensively on aspects of colonialism, European, Middle East, Hispanic and US-European relations. Their previous collaborations include" The Rebirth of the West (1992) and" The United States and the New Europe 1945-1993" (1994).

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