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Download e-book for kindle: Belgium and the Congo, 1885-1980 by Guy Vanthemsche

By Guy Vanthemsche

ISBN-10: 0521194210

ISBN-13: 9780521194211

ISBN-10: 1107449316

ISBN-13: 9781107449312

whereas the effect of a colonising metropole on subjected territories has been greatly scrutinized, the influence of empire at the colonising state has lengthy been missed. lately, many stories have tested the repercussions in their respective empires on colonial powers reminiscent of the uk and France. Belgium and its African empire were conspicuously absent from this dialogue. This e-book makes an attempt to fill this hole. Belgium and the Congo, 1885–1980 examines the consequences of colonialism at the family politics, international relations and economics of Belgium, from 1880 – while King Leopold II begun the country's expansionist firms in Africa – to the Nineteen Eighties, good after the Congo's independence in June of 1960. through analyzing the colonial effect on its mom kingdom Belgium, this learn additionally contributes to a greater realizing of Congo's previous and present.

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