Land of Tears

Land of Tears

The Exploration and Exploitation of Equatorial Africa

Book - 2019
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"In Land of Tears, historian Robert Harms reconstructs the chaotic process by which the heart of Africa was utterly transformed in the nineteenth century and the rainforest of the Congo River basin became one of the most brutally exploited places on earth. Ranging from remote African villages to European diplomatic meetings to Connecticut piano-key factories, Harms reveals how equatorial Africa became fully, fatefully, and tragically enmeshed within our global world"--
Publisher: New York :, Basic Books,, 2019.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780465028634
Branch Call Number: 967.031 HA
Characteristics: 537 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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