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The killer trail a colonial scandal in the heart of Africa by Bertrand Taithe

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Voulet, Paul, -- 1866-1899,
  • Chanoine, Julien, -- 1870-1899,
  • Mission Afrique centrale,
  • French -- Africa, Central -- History -- 19th century,
  • Atrocities -- Africa, Central -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Scandals -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Africa, Central -- Colonization,
  • Africa, Central -- Discovery and exploration -- French,
  • Africa, Central -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBertrand Taithe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT352.7 .T35 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23668308M
ISBN 109780199231218
LC Control Number2009032249

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