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The Resource Congo stories : battling five centuries of exploitation and greed, John Prendergast and Fidel Bafilemba ; foreword by Soriya Aziz Souleymane ; postscript by Dave Eggers ; afterword by Chouchou Namegabe ; iIllustrations by Sam Ilus ; photographs by Ryan Gosling

Congo stories : battling five centuries of exploitation and greed, John Prendergast and Fidel Bafilemba ; foreword by Soriya Aziz Souleymane ; postscript by Dave Eggers ; afterword by Chouchou Namegabe ; iIllustrations by Sam Ilus ; photographs by Ryan Gosling

Label
Congo stories : battling five centuries of exploitation and greed
Title
Congo stories
Title remainder
battling five centuries of exploitation and greed
Statement of responsibility
John Prendergast and Fidel Bafilemba ; foreword by Soriya Aziz Souleymane ; postscript by Dave Eggers ; afterword by Chouchou Namegabe ; iIllustrations by Sam Ilus ; photographs by Ryan Gosling
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For five centuries, right up to the present, Americans and Europeans have benefited enormously from an astonishing history of exploitation of the people and natural resources of a country in the heart of Africa; the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The people of Congo are fighting back, risking their lives to resist and alter the deadly status quo. And human rights movements led by young people in the US and Europe are supporting those Congolese change-makers. As a result, the way the world deals with Congo is finally changing. Fidel Bafilemba, Ryan Gosling, and John Prendergast traveled to Congo in order to better understand that history and to document stories of Congolese upstanders who are building a better future for their country and young Congolese overcoming enormous odds just to go to school and care for their families. Through Gosling's photographs of Congolese daily life, Bafilemba's profiles of heroic Congolese activists, and Prendergast's narratives of the extraordinary history and evolving social movements that directly link Congo with the United States and Europe, Congo Stories provides windows into the people, the challenges, and the possibilities that are impacting the course of Congo's destiny."--Dust jacket
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
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1963-
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Prendergast, John
Dewey number
967.5103
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT658
LC item number
.P74 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1979-
  • 1980-
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  • Bafilemba, Fidel,
  • Souleymane, Soraya Aziz,
  • Eggers, Dave,
  • Namegabe, Chouchou,
  • Ilus, Sam
  • Gosling, Ryan
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  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Resource curse
  • Mines and mineral resources
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Congo stories : battling five centuries of exploitation and greed, John Prendergast and Fidel Bafilemba ; foreword by Soriya Aziz Souleymane ; postscript by Dave Eggers ; afterword by Chouchou Namegabe ; iIllustrations by Sam Ilus ; photographs by Ryan Gosling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Soraya Aziz Souleymane -- Why Congo? -- The Kongo kingdom : before the Europeans landed -- Upstander profile: Dominique Bikaba -- The astonishing relationship between the West and Congo -- Upstander profile: Petna Ndalika -- Ryan's essay on being introduced to Congo -- Upstander profile: Justine Masika -- A den of highly armed thieves -- Upstander profile: Rebecca Kabugho -- Africa's first world war : reverberations from Rwanda's genocide -- Mass rape and child soldier recruitment : the horror continues -- Upstander profile: Dr. Denis Mukwege -- Fidel's story -- Life today in one part of Congo -- Congo responds to the onslaught : the whistle for change -- Upstander profile: Douce Namwezi -- Ryan's essay on changing the narrative in Congo -- Davids and Goliaths : global rights activists versus the war profiteers -- Upstander profile: Neema Namadamu -- Flipping the script : Steve Jobs, Apple, and corporate-driven change -- War crimes shouldn't pay : lessons from Al Capone to al-Qaeda -- Vanquishing the vampires : what you can do -- Conclusion: Countering myths and stereotypes -- Postscript / by Dave Eggers
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 334 pages
Isbn
9781455584642
Lccn
2018021726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • on1039187543
  • (OCoLC)1039187543
  • 2434570
Label
Congo stories : battling five centuries of exploitation and greed, John Prendergast and Fidel Bafilemba ; foreword by Soriya Aziz Souleymane ; postscript by Dave Eggers ; afterword by Chouchou Namegabe ; iIllustrations by Sam Ilus ; photographs by Ryan Gosling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Soraya Aziz Souleymane -- Why Congo? -- The Kongo kingdom : before the Europeans landed -- Upstander profile: Dominique Bikaba -- The astonishing relationship between the West and Congo -- Upstander profile: Petna Ndalika -- Ryan's essay on being introduced to Congo -- Upstander profile: Justine Masika -- A den of highly armed thieves -- Upstander profile: Rebecca Kabugho -- Africa's first world war : reverberations from Rwanda's genocide -- Mass rape and child soldier recruitment : the horror continues -- Upstander profile: Dr. Denis Mukwege -- Fidel's story -- Life today in one part of Congo -- Congo responds to the onslaught : the whistle for change -- Upstander profile: Douce Namwezi -- Ryan's essay on changing the narrative in Congo -- Davids and Goliaths : global rights activists versus the war profiteers -- Upstander profile: Neema Namadamu -- Flipping the script : Steve Jobs, Apple, and corporate-driven change -- War crimes shouldn't pay : lessons from Al Capone to al-Qaeda -- Vanquishing the vampires : what you can do -- Conclusion: Countering myths and stereotypes -- Postscript / by Dave Eggers
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 334 pages
Isbn
9781455584642
Lccn
2018021726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • on1039187543
  • (OCoLC)1039187543
  • 2434570

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