By Adam Hochschild
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88. [>] "thinking that Africans are black? ": Emerson, p. 221. [>] "by the fingers of giants": C. Vauthier, "Le chemin de fer du Congo de Matadi à Léopoidviiie. Les environs de Matadi et le massif de Palabala," in Bulletin de los angeles Société Géographique d'Anvers thirteen [1887? ], pp. 377–378, quoted in Kivilu, p. 324. [>] twelve miles in size: Cornet, p. 376. [>] "what would it not rate? ": Leopold to Thys, 31 could 1888, quoted in Cornet, p. 236. [>] east coast after which domestic: Cornet, p. 236. [>] every one telegraph pole one eu lifestyles: Axeison, p.
Inglis offers even more house to his African stories, yet lacks resource notes. [>] "Knight errant he was": Stephen Gwynn, reports of a Literary guy (London: T. Butterworth, 1926), p. 258, quoted in Reid, p. sixty three. [>] "would by no means make money": W Holman Bentley, quoted in Vangroenweghe, p. 276. [>] "specimen of the able Englishman": Stanley's magazine, 15 Apr. 1887, quoted in McLynn 2, p. 171. [>] to the puppy to devour: McLynn 2, pp. 174-175. [>] "nothing yet devastation at the back of it": Camille Janssen, in Bulletin de l. a. Société Belge d'Études Coloniales (1912), p.
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The eu readers who every one level of the animals' unsatisfied trip did not notice that the true tale lay on Africa's different coast, the place Stanley was once quietly engaged on his street round the Congo River rapids. virtually imperceptibly, the identify Congo now started to refer not only to a river yet to a complete territory. while the general public eventually did commence being attentive to the hot colony-in-the-making, the king reached new heights as an illusionist. He or one in every of his stagehands controlled to open the curtains on a very diversified set at any time when, counting on the viewers.
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