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Zaire. Congo (Democratic Republic). Belgian Congo

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  • Ponds of Kalambayiby Mike Tidwell

    Lyons Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    The hilarious and heart-wrenching memoir from a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire?with a new introduction more...

  • Patrice Lumumbaby Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Patrice Lumumba was a leader of the independence struggle in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as the country?s first democratically elected prime minister. After a meteoric rise in the colonial civil service and the African political elite, he became a major figure in the decolonization movement of the 1950s. Lumumba?s short... more...

  • Catastrophe and Creationby Friedmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Mobutu's Totalitarian Political Systemby Jean-Louis Peta Ikambana

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    Mobutu's political system, inaugurated in 1965 and lasting more than three decades, met all the characteristics of totalitarianism. This study shows that the failures and misdeeds of Mobutu's system were clear evidence that it lacked an African-centred vision and did not put the interests of the African people of Congo (formerly Zaire) at the centre... more...

  • Civilian Protection in Armed Conflictsby Robert Schütte

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 69.99

    The study analyzes three themes: first, the evolution of the concept of civilians in the course of human history, and secondly, the situation and victimization of civilians in armed conflict since 1990, and third, how the international community since the end of the Cold War to protect civilians has monitored by the mandating robust UN peacekeeping... more...

  • Congoby Thomas Turner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has become one of the world's bloodiest hot spots. 2003 saw the end of a five-year war in which millions lost their lives - one of the deadliest conflicts since World War II. Despite recent peace agreements and democratic elections, the country is still plagued by army and militia violence. Congo remains deeply troubled,... more...

  • America, the UN and Decolonisationby John Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the role of the UN in conflict resolution in Africa in the 1960s and its relation to the Cold War. more...

  • The History of Congoby Didier Gondola

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 57.00

    This book begins with a survey of Congo's early history, when diverse peoples such as the Luba, the Kuba, and the Nilotic inhabited the area, and continues by tracing the country's history through the Belgian period of colonization and the dictatorships of Mobutu and Kabila. Biographical portraits present important figures in Congo's storied history.... more...

  • The Trouble with the Congoby Séverine Autesserre

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    The Trouble with the Congo suggests a new explanation for international peacebuilding failures in civil wars. more...

  • Crisis in the Congoby François Ngolet

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 115.00

    This volume offers a comprehensive history and analysis of the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the tumultuous period of 1997-2001.  The author examines the most recent events in this turbulent region, offering a contemporary account that is both extensive and detailed. more...