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African testimony in the movement for Congo reform : the burden of proof / Robert Burroughs.

Author/Creator:
Burroughs, Robert M., 1980- author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. , ©2019
Series:
Routledge studies in the modern history of Africa.
Routledge studies in the modern history of Africa
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 186 pages ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Atrocities -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Africans -- Violence against -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- To 1908.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Race relations.
Atrocities
Race relations
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction: the burden of proof
Humanitarianism and diplomacy: West African migrants in the Congo Free State (c.1890-1903)
Behind the Casement report (1903-4): guides, interpreters, and interviewees
Before the Commission of Inquiry (1904-5): travellers and testifiers
The silencing of witnesses: the Stannard trial (1906) and the Sheppard trial
"Bringing hands to the English": injured bodies as evidence
Conclusion: a humanitarian history from below.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781138631694
1138631698
9781315208664
1315208660
9781351804318
1351804316
OCLC:
1037884144
Publisher Number:
40028338940
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