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Zaire. Congo (Democratic Republic). Belgian Congo

  • The African Stakes of the Congo Warby John F. Clark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 38.00

    This book situates the war in its historical and theoretical context and surveys the interests of the Congolese government, the rebel groups, and of the intervening states in the war. 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. Focussing on the Congo, this book shows how the preservation of the existing economic and social order in the Congo was a key element in the decolonisation process and the fighting of the Cold War. It links the international aspects... more...

  • British Humanitarianism and the Congo Reform Movement, 1896-1913by Dr Dean Pavlakis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    The Congo Free State was under the personal rule of King Leopold II of the Belgians from 1885 to 1908. The accolades that attended its founding were soon contested by accusations of brutality, oppression, and murderous misrule, but the controversy, by itself, proved insufficient to prompt changes. Starting in 1896, concerned men and women used public... more...

  • Business of Civil Warby Patience Kabamba

    CODESRIA 2013; US$ 27.55

    Within the context of the absence of effective state sovereignty and the presence of numerous armed struggles for power, Nande traders have managed to build and protect self-sustaining, prosperous, transnational economic enterprises in eastern Congo. This book discusses the commercial enterprises of the Nande trust networks and the subsequent transnational... more...

  • Catastrophe and Creationby K. Elkholm Friedmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

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

  • Chief of Station, Congoby Lawrence Devlin

    PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 14.95

    A master spy's memoir of playing the game in the most strategically influential country in 1960s Africa 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...

  • The Congoby David Renton; David Seddon; Leo Zeilig

    Zed Books 2006; US$ 35.00

    This is an immensely readable, radical introduction to the Congo that pays attention to the importance of economic production for social organization. It traces the story of the Congo from the unleashing of King Leopard’s fury across the region in the 19th century, to the Western-sponsored murder of Patrice Lumumba in 1961, to the war that has... more...

  • Congoby Thomas Turner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • Congo, Dem. Rep. of Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 13.60

    Whether planning your own trip to Congo, Dem. Rep. of, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...