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  • Kongo : en historia

    Kongo : en historia
    av David van Reybrouck

    Häftad - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789127140028

    Kongo - en historia är en storslagen historie- och reportagebok om landet som mer än något annat symboliserar situationen i Afrika. Kongo - en historia ger ett ingående porträtt av ett sargat land, men ökar också vår förståelse för hela kontinenten.…

  • Vittnet som vägrade tiga

    Vittnet som vägrade tiga
    av Birger Thureson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188247308

    Berättelsen om den svenske baptistmissionären E.V. Sjöblom och hans djärva kamp för att stoppa kung Leopold II:s människoslakt i Kongo.”Under många år var det endast en Kongomissionär, en enda, som vågade med sin själ i brand av passionerad vr…

  • Congo: The Epic History of a People

    Congo: The Epic History of a People
    av David Van Reybrouck

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062200129

    From the beginnings of the slave trade through colonization, the struggle for independence, Mobutu's brutal three decades of rule, and the civil war that has raged from 1996 to the present day, Congo: The Epic History of a People traces the history…

  • Congo: The Epic History of a People

    Congo: The Epic History of a People
    av David Van Reybrouck

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062200112

    Hailed as "a monumental history . . . more exciting than any novel" (NRC Handelsblad), David van Reybrouck's rich and gripping epic, in the tradition of Robert Hughes' The Fatal Shore, tells the extraordinary story of one of the world's most devasta…

  • Dancing in the Glory of Monsters

    Dancing in the Glory of Monsters
    av Jason Stearns

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391078

    A Best Book of the Year- The Economist & the Wall Street Journal At the heart of Africa is the Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal war in which millions have died. I…

  • Hutu Rebels

    Hutu Rebels
    av Anna Hedlund

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251449

    In 1994, almost one million ethnic Tutsis were killed in the genocide in Rwanda. In the aftermath of the genocide, some of the top-echelon Hutu officers who had organized it fled Rwanda to the eastern Congo (DRC) and set up a new base for military o…

  • Congo Solo

    Congo Solo
    av Emily Hahn

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773539044

    A woman who lived life on her own terms, Hahn was an unknown and struggling writer when Congo Solo was published. Here - restored to the form she had intended - is Hahn's unforgettable narrative, a vivid, provocative, and at times disturbing first-h…

  • Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga

    Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga
    av Pamela Newkirk

    CD-bok - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681410616

    In 1904, Ota Benga, a young Congolese "pygmy" - a person of petite stature - arrived from central Africa and was featured in an anthropology exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair. Two years later, the New York Zoological Gardens displayed him in its…

  • The Congo

    The Congo
    av Leo Zeilig

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842774847

    Since well before Henry Morgan Stanley's fabled encounter with David Livingstone on the shore on Lake Tanganyika in the late 19th century and his subsequent collaboration with King Leopold of Belgium in looting the country of its mineral wealth, the…

  • The Kongo Kingdom

    The Kongo Kingdom

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108474184

    The Kongo kingdom, which arose in the Atlantic Coast region of West-Central Africa, is a famous emblem of Africa's past yet little is still known of its origins and early history. This book sheds new light on that all important period and goes on to…

  • Kings and Clans

    Kings and Clans
    av David Newbury

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299128944

    This book questions the assumption that ""clans"", as traditionally defined by anthropologists and historians, are static structures that hamper political centralization. By reconstructing the history of kings and clans in the Kivu Rift Valley at a…

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    av Joseph R. Oppong

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791092491

    The information-packed volumes in this series provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture while taking readers on a voyage of discovery to far-away lands.

  • Culture and Customs of the Congo

    Culture and Customs of the Congo
    av Tshilemalema Mukenge

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313314858

    The Democratic Republic of Congo, formerly Zaire, continues to struggle with socioeconomic and political development. Culture and Customs of the Congo provides the full context of traditional culture and modern practices against a backdrop of a turb…

  • The Ponds of Kalambayi

    The Ponds of Kalambayi
    av Mike Tidwell

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558214477

    A hilarious and wrenching memoir from a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire.

  • A Nervous State

    A Nervous State
    av Nancy Rose Hunt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822359463

    In A Nervous State, Nancy Rose Hunt considers the afterlives of violence and harm in King Leopold's Congo Free State. Discarding catastrophe as narrative form, she instead brings alive a history of colonial nervousness. This mood suffused medical in…

  • A Nervous State

    A Nervous State
    av Nancy Rose Hunt

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822359654

    In A Nervous State, Nancy Rose Hunt considers the afterlives of violence and harm in King Leopold's Congo Free State. Discarding catastrophe as narrative form, she instead brings alive a history of colonial nervousness. This mood suffused medical in…

  • Efe Pygmies

    Efe Pygmies
    av William Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847821624

    "Efe Pygmies" is a portrait of an endangered people and place. This volume presents a visual portrayal of the Efe pygmies of the Congo, the world's oldest pure-blooded ethnic group and one of its most remote. Through this book's photography and text…

  • Congo 1965

    Congo 1965
    av Jules Gerard-Libois

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691623146

    This seventh volume in the annual series of Congolese documents compiled by the Centre de Recherche et d'Information Socio-Politiques in Brussels consists of official statements and memoranda, proceedings of conferences, etc. In French, with an Engl…

  • Congo 1965

    Congo 1965
    av Jules Gerard-libois, Benoit Verhaegen, Jules Gerard-libois

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691649825

    This seventh volume in the annual series of Congolese documents compiled by the Centre de Recherche et d'Information Socio-Politiques in Brussels consists of official statements and memoranda, proceedings of conferences, etc. In French, with an Engl…

  • Gender and Decolonization in the Congo

    Gender and Decolonization in the Congo
    av K. Bouwer

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230615571

    Patrice Lumumba s legacy continues to fire the imagination of politicians, activists, and artists. But women have been missing from accounts of the Congo s decolonization. What new ideals of masculinity and femininity were generated in this struggle…

  • Imagining the Congo

    Imagining the Congo
    av K. Dunn

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403961600

    Understanding the current civil war in the Congo requires an examination of how the Congo's identity has been imagined over time. Imagining the Congo historicizes and contextualizes the constructions of the Congo's identity in order to analyze the p…

  • Belgium and the Congo, 1885-1980

    Belgium and the Congo, 1885-1980
    av Guy Vanthemsche

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521194211

    While the impact of a colonising metropole on subjected territories has been widely scrutinized, the effect of empire on the colonising country has long been neglected. Recently, many studies have examined the repercussions of their respective empir…

  • Business of Civil War. New Forms of Life in the Debris of the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Business of Civil War. New Forms of Life in the Debris of the Democratic Republic of Congo
    av Patience Kabamba

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782869785526

  • Death in the Congo

    Death in the Congo
    av Emmanuel Gerard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674725270

    Death in the Congo is a gripping account of a murder that became one of the defining events in postcolonial African history. It is no less the story of the untimely death of a national dream, a hope-filled vision very different from what the war-rav…

  • Long Journeys

    Long Journeys
    av Sarah Mckee Burnside

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780976800743

    Offers an answer to people who have asked the author, What was it like to grow up in Africa? This title contains stories about home from different perspectives, long before the Congo became independent in 1960.

  • Mucka inte med Trolldoktorn : information om vikten av att anpassa sig

    Mucka inte med Trolldoktorn : information om vikten av att anpassa sig
    av Christian Braunstein, Stig von Bayer

    Häftad - 2009 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789185609062

    Svartkonstens och magins roll i våra dagars afrikanska samhälle har för oss västerlänningar än i våra dagar en underskattad roll."Trolldoktorerna" eller "Häxdoktorernas" inflytande över individen är större än vi tror. För etablera ett förtroendefull…

  • Crown and Ritual

    Crown and Ritual
    av Zdenka Volavka

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802042279

    One day, more than twenty years ago, Zdenka Volavka found a lost treasure: the investiture regalia of the African kingdom of Ngoyo, dating from the Iron Age of the second millennium. The plaited copper crown or mpu, turned upside-down and filled wit…

  • The Kongolese Saint Anthony

    The Kongolese Saint Anthony
    av John Thornton

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521596497

    This book tells the story of the Christian religious movement led by Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita in the Kingdom of Kongo from 1704 until her death, by burning at the stake, in 1706. Beatriz, a young woman, claimed to be possessed by St Anthony, argued t…

  • The Kongolese Saint Anthony

    The Kongolese Saint Anthony
    av John Thornton

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521593700

    This book tells the story of the Christian religious movement led by Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita in the Kingdom of Kongo from 1704 until her death, by burning at the stake, in 1706. Beatriz, a young woman, claimed to be possessed by St Anthony, argued t…

  • The History of Congo

    The History of Congo
    av Didier Gondola

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313316968

    This book begins with a survey of Congo's early history, when diverse peoples such as the Luba, the Kuba, and the Nilotic inhabited the area, and continues by tracing the country's history through the Belgian period of colonization and the dictators…

  • Naming Colonialism

    Naming Colonialism
    av Osumaka Likaka

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299233648

    What's in a name? As Osumaka Likaka argues in this illuminating study, the names that Congolese villagers gave to European colonizers reveal much about how Africans experienced and reacted to colonialism. The arrival of explorers, missionaries, admi…

  • Congo 1964

    Congo 1964
    av Jules Gerard-libois, Benoit Verhaegen, Jules Gerard-libois

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691650791

    This is the sixth in an annual series of Congolese documents that have been compiled, but this is the first time that they are available in French with an English introduction. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the late…

  • Congo 1964

    Congo 1964
    av Jules Gerard-Libois

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691624198

    This is the sixth in an annual series of Congolese documents that have been compiled, but this is the first time that they are available in French with an English introduction. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the late…

  • Ireland, the United Nations and the Congo

    Ireland, the United Nations and the Congo
    av Michael Kennedy, Art Magennis, Michael Kennedy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846825231

    In 1961 Irish United Nations peacekeepers went into combat in the Congolese province of Katanga. It was the Irish Defence Forces' first experience of active service since 1923. Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O'Brien headed the UN mission in Katanga. Fo…

  • Drums Along the Congo

    Drums Along the Congo
    av Rory Nugent

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781504036900

    In the heart of the Congo is rumored to live a dinosaur called Mokele-Mbembe, or the god-beast. A handful of scientific expeditions have searched for it over the years with little success, but Nugent relied less on science than a desire to document…

  • The Kanyok of Zaire

    The Kanyok of Zaire
    av John C. Yoder

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521412988

    In this study John Yoder chronicles the history of the Kanyok, a people from the southern savanna of Zaire, from before 1500 until their incorporation into the Congo Free State in the 1890s. By analyzing their oral histories, myths, and legends, he…

  • The Congo Free State and the New Imperialism

    The Congo Free State and the New Imperialism
    av Kevin Grant

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781457650895

    Providing an overview of the Congolese peoples and who they lived, Congo Free State and the New Imperialism helps you understand how the Congo Free State played a role in shaping history.

  • Colonialism in the Congo Basin, 1880-1940

    Colonialism in the Congo Basin, 1880-1940
    av Samuel H. Nelson

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780896801806

    This exceptional study of the Mongo people of the upper Congo River basin focuses on the evolution of Mongo work patterns from the period of the late nineteenth century to 1940, the high-water mark of the colonial period. It brings new evidence from…

  • The Ponds of Kalambayi

    The Ponds of Kalambayi
    av Mike Tidwell

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762773664

    The hilarious and heart-wrenching memoir from a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire-with a new introduction

  • Britain and the Congo in the Nineteenth Century.

    Britain and the Congo in the Nineteenth Century.
    av Roger Anstey

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313233661

    A microcosmic study of nineteenth century British imperialism.

  • Kongo in the Age of Empire, 1860-1913

    Kongo in the Age of Empire, 1860-1913
    av Jelmer Vos

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299306205

    A case study of colonialism in Africa from economic, religious, and political perspectives that examines the participation of African elites in colonial rule This is a richly documented history of the arrival of rubber traders, new Christian mission…

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    av Jay Heale

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781502636386

  • To Katanga and Back

    To Katanga and Back
    av Conor Cruise O'Brien

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571282937

    July 1960: The newly independent Congo is hit by the secession of its mineral rich-province Katanga, led by Moise Tshombe and backed by Belgium and Britain.June 1961: Dr Conor Cruise O'Brien arrives in Katanga as Special Representative of United Nat…

  • Kung Leopolds vålnad : om girighet, terror och hjältemod i det koloniala Afrika

    Kung Leopolds vålnad : om girighet, terror och hjältemod i det koloniala Afrika
    av Adam Hochschild
    (3 recensioner)

    Pocket - 2001 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173248501

    Kung Leopolds Vålnad är den sanna berättelsen om ett av de största folkmorden i modern tid, men också historien om några få modiga män som vågar protestera och får omvärlden att reagera. Motståndet leder fram till 1900-talets första människorättsrör…

  • The Eyes of Another Race

    The Eyes of Another Race
    av Sir Roger Casement

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900621991

    In 1903, Roger Casement, then a British consul, left his consular base on the Lower Congo River and made a journey through the regions of the Upper Congo to investigate at first hand reports of alleged atrocities. His subsequent report was a crucial…

  • Catastrophe and Creation

    Catastrophe and Creation
    av K. Elkholm Friedmann

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783718651863

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.