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Civilisation in Congoland - A Story of International Wrong-Doing. With a prefatory Note by the Right Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke.
London, P.S.King & Son, 1903. - Octavo. XVI, 311 pages with large folded map of the Congo. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Faint old library stamp of the "Reichsgericht in Berlin" to titlepage. Includes for example the following essays: The Limits of Congoland / The Earliest Congolese / Hamitic and Semitic Intrusions / The Bakongo / The Balunda, Balolo and Baluba / The Advent of the Portuguese / French and other Rivalries / The Slave Trade / Portuguese Slave-Trading / The River Congo / Arab Slave - Trading / Mr.Stanley's Explorations / Tipu-Tipu's Slave-Raiding / Mr.Stanley and the Congo / Europeans in the lower Congo / Europeans and Natives in 1877 / Portuguese Proposals for Reform / King Leopold's Project (1876 - 1884) / The Conference at Berlin in 1876 / The International African Association / Its Intentions and Proposals / The Comite d'Etudes du Haut-Congo / The Planting of Leopoldville / The Development of King Leopold's Plan / Mr.Stanley's second Congo Expedition / Stanley Falls and the Arab Slave - Raiders / The Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1884 / United States Intervention / The Berlin Conference / France and the Congo Association / German Opposition to Portuguese Proposals / The Berlin General Act and Its Free Trade Provisions / Its Prohibitions of Monopolies / Prince Bismarck's Conclusions / The establishment of the Congo State / Its Conventions with Europeans Powers / The Brussels Conference / Early Explorations and Enterprises (1885-1890) - Wissmann in the Kasai District / The Stanley Falls Disaster / The Emin Pascha Relief Expedition / Mr.Stanley 's Voyage to Yambuya / The Proposed Railway / Troubles in the Arab Zone / The Congo State and the Arabs / The Welle and Aruwimi Expeditions / Baron Dhani's Arab Zone Expedition / The Congo State and its servants / The Kabambare School for Soldiers / Belgian Successors for Arabs / The Stokes Affair / The Lower Congo Railway / The Budja Rising / Katanga Expeditions / The Rabinek Affair / British Congoland / German Congoland / Portuguese Congoland / French Congo / The Native Question / The Necessity of International Action etc. etc.
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