The Story of Congo Free State. Social, Political, and Economic Aspects of the Belgian System of Government in Central Africa. Henry Wellington Wack.

The Story of Congo Free State. Social, Political, and Economic Aspects of the Belgian System of Government in Central Africa

New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1905.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good. xv, 634 pp, indexed, with a large colored folding map and many photographic plates showing native villages and costume, as well as many aspects of life under colonial rule. Original brown cloth, spine a bit toned, light soiling and general wear to boards, owner's signature on verso of frontispiece. A contemporary review described this as "the most complete work on the subject that has yet appeared." The appendices include much useful primary source material (official correspondence, treaties, etc).

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