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History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 : Negroes as Slaves, as Soldiers, and as Citizens

George Washington Williams was an American Civil War veteran, minister, politician, lawyer, journalist, and groundbreaking historian of African-American history. Shortly before his death he travelled to King Leopold II’s Congo Free State. Shortly before his death he travelled to King Leopold II’s Congo Free State. Shocked by what he saw, he wrote an open letter to Leopold about the suffering of the region’s inhabitants at the hands of Leopold’s agents, which spurred the first public outcry against the regime running the Congo under which millions lost their lives.

Author: George Washington Williams

Binding: Paperback

EAN: 9781530313907

Condition: New

Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Number of pages: 272

Product group: Book

Studio: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Publication Date: 2016-03-01

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Pages: 272

ISBN: 1530313902

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