Tag Archives: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Book Review: Africa’s World War

Africa’s World War:  Congo, The Rwandan Genocide, And The Making Of A Continental Catastrophe, by Gérard Prunier If you are looking for a book that helps explain the complicated and convoluted nature of the Congo War, this book does a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dancing In The Glory Of Monsters

Dancing In The Glory Of Monsters:  The Collapse Of The Congo And The Great War Of Africa, by Jason K. Stearns This book does not really do a good job at conveying the importance of the complex wars in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Consuming The Congo

Consuming The Congo:  War And Conflict Minerals In The World’s Deadliest Place, by Peter Eichstaedt This is by no means a bad book, but it is a book that is very disappointing and one that reveals that the author likely … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood River

Blood River:  A Journey To Africa’s Broken Heart, by Tim Butcher While in general reading books about the Congo or its neighbors is pretty depressing business [1], this book manages to combine that obviously depressing reading with some searching questions.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Eyes Of Africa

Eyes Of Africa:  In The Eyes Of Africa, by Victorine D. Ngangu [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although this book was printed in the United States, … Continue reading

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An Empire Of Liberty: Organizing The Unorganized Territories Of The United States

For more than a century after the founding of the United States, the territorial acquisitions made by the United States were simple and straightforward, with a clear and uniform goal. Land was purchased by the federal government through treaties, borders … Continue reading

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Book Review: Congo Dawn

Congo Dawn, by Jeanette Windle The daughter of missionaries, and an accomplished novelist of what could best be termed Christian action-adventure novels, Jeanette Windle has shone light on a mysterious part of the world that has attracted novelists like Joseph … Continue reading

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