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Published: 29 November 2018

656 Pages | 4 maps & 1 black and white image

234 x 156mm

ISBN: 9780197266496

Bookseller Code (AO)

The Colonial Occupation of Katanga

The Personal Correspondence of Clément Brasseur, 1893-1897

Edited by Giacomo Macola

Fontes Historiae Africanae

  • First comprehensive publication of Clément Brasseur's personal correspondence - previous publications have featured heavily censored extracts.
  • First English translation of Brasseur's letters.
  • Offers a novel interpretation of the nature and workings of the Congo Free State.
  • Includes a wide-ranging onomasticon, or name glossary, which provides biographical and other information about all the major African and European persons mentioned in the correspondence.