Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rowman & Littlefield, 18 nov. 2016 - 770 pagina's
This book looks at 55 years of independence, over eight decades of colonial rule, and earlier kingdoms and groups that shared the Congolese territory. This fourth edition highlights new developments and the increasing importance of the DRC in the Great Lakes Region and Africa, in particular, as well as its important role in the international environment..

This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Emizet Francois Kisangani is professor of political Science at Kansas State University. He has published three books on Congo and numerous articles and book chapters on Africa and Congo.

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