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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from King Leopold's Ghost

Adam Hochschild
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


The Congo - This place is a country on the African Continent, known today by a different name that was adopted with its independence in 1997.

The Congo River - This is nearly 3,000 miles in length, and receives water from both sides of the hemisphere.

The Berlin Conference - This event regulated European colonization and trade in Africa.

Williams' Open Letter and a Report upon the Congo-State - This criticized the King's administration and noted that the colony was governed by tyranny.

Chicotte - This is a whip of raw, sun-dried hippopotamus...

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