Consuming the Congo

Consuming the Congo

War and Conflict Minerals in the World's Deadliest Place

eBook - 2011
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Much of the war-torn country has largely become lawless, overrun by warlords who exploit and murder the population for their own gain. Delving into the history of the former Belgian colony, this book exposes the horror of day-to-day life in the Congo, largely precipitated by colonial exploitation and internal strife after gaining independence. It offers not only a view into the dire situation but also examines how the Western world, a part of the problem, can become a part of the solution.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, ?2011.
ISBN: 9781569769003
1569769001
9781569768983
1569768986
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (232 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) :,color illustrations, map.

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