Books tagged: Central

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Postcards from Congo

By Edmund Trueman
Foreword by Didier Gondola

The Democratic Republic of Congo, the second-largest country in Africa by area, has a fractured and bloody history, variously undone by decades of colonialism, civil war, corruption, and totalitarian rule. The country has played a crucial role in the economic growth of the Global ... Read more

Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

By Robin Philpot

Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali declared to author Robin Philpot that “the Rwandan Genocide was 100 percent American responsiblity. ” Yet a more official narrative would have it that horrible Hutu génocidaires planned and executed a satanic scheme to eliminate ... Read more

Wild East

By Jill Lawless

Jill Lawless arrived in Mongolia in the late 1990s to find a country waking from centuries of isolation, at once rediscovering its heritage as a nomadic and Buddhist society and simultaneously discovering the western world. The result is a land of fascinating, bewildering contrasts: ... Read more