Leopold II: Butcher of the Congo

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Scholastic Library Pub, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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He claimed he only had the best intentions for the Congo. But he lied. See how the Belgian king known as the rubber terror destroyed the lives of millions - and kept it a secret for nearly two decades.

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Review: Leopold II: Butcher of the Congo (A Wicked History)

User Review  - Gabrieldixon - Goodreads

I never knew about Leopold the second !!! It was very informative and gave great insight into a struggle I never knew existed. I had no idea how bad the Congo was in the early 1900's. I love how he ... Read full review

Review: Leopold II: Butcher of the Congo (A Wicked History)

User Review  - Sam L - Goodreads

Leopold was very greedy for lots of money. He was a very greedy person. Read full review

Contents

The World of Leopold II
8
Colony for a King
18
Secrets of the Congo
60
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Tod Olson is the author of How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush; Andrew Jackson; and In the Line of Fire: A Story about D-Day. He lives in Middlesex, VT.

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