search for books and compare prices
cover image
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Hardcover | Paperback
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date September 1, 1998
Pages 366
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780395759240
ISBN-10 0395759242
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $26.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A colorful, provocative study of King Leopold II of Belgium's genocidal plunder of the Congo in the 1880s, as the European powers were colonizing Africa, reveals the heroic efforts that led to the first international human rights movement. (view table of contents)
Editions
Hardcover
The price comparison is for this edition
from Houghton Mifflin (September 1, 1998)
9780395759240 | details & prices | 366 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $26.00
About: A colorful, provocative study of King Leopold II of Belgium's genocidal plunder of the Congo in the 1880s, as the European powers were colonizing Africa, reveals the heroic efforts that led to the first international human rights movement.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780618711673
 
from Mariner Books (April 1, 2006)
9780618711673 | details & prices | List price $15.00
About: A true tale of turn-of-the-century greed, avarice, and colonial violence explores the African legacy of Belgium's King Leopold, a man who conducted one of the first great genocides of the century while cultivating a reputation as a humanitarian.
Reprint edition from Mariner Books (September 3, 1999)
9780618001903 | details & prices | 366 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Documents the plundering of the territory
from Houghton Mifflin (September 1, 1999)
9789990064216 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $0.02

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.