Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Historical Dictionaries of Africa) (Hardcover)

Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Historical Dictionaries of Africa) By Emizet Francois Kisangani Cover Image
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This book looks at 55 years of independence, over eight decades of colonial rule, and earlier kingdoms and groups that shared the Congolese territory. This fourth edition highlights new developments and the increasing importance of the DRC in the Great Lakes Region and Africa, in particular, as well as its important role in the international environment..

This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

About the Author


Emizet Francois Kisangani is professor of political Science at Kansas State University. He has published three books on Congo and numerous articles and book chapters on Africa and Congo.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781442273153
ISBN-10: 1442273151
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: November 18th, 2016
Pages: 770
Language: English
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Africa