History of the Congo Resources

Forever in Chains: The Tragic History of Congo,” The Independent

Congo Timeline, BBC

A Brief History of Congo’s Wars, The Christian Science Monitor

Great Books

The Congo: From Leopold to Kabila: A People’s History, by Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

King Leopold’s Ghost, by Adam Hochschild

William Sheppard: Congo’s African-American Livingstone, by William E. Phipps

In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz, by Michela Wrong

A Problem from Hell, by Samantha Power

The African Stakes of the Congo War, edited by John F. Clark

Shake Hands with the Devil, by Romeo Dallaire and Samantha Power

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa, by Jason K. Stearns

Films/TV Series

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death, directed by Peter Bate

Lumumba, directed by Raoul Peck

The Ghosts of Rwanda, PBS Frontline

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