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The Belgian Congo and the Berlin act

by Arthur Berriedale Keith

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Belgium
    • Subjects:
    • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- To 1908,
    • Belgium -- Colonies -- Administration

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Arthur Berriedale Keith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT652 .K4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination344 p.
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6618183M
      LC Control Number19012919
      OCLC/WorldCa3712034

      Among these territories, the Congo was a unique case. Granted to King Leopold II of Belgium, the Congo was a “personal” concession for the King, rather than a colony. The King, not the Belgian government, effectively owned and controlled the Congo. Leopold administered the Congo in a notoriously brutal manner, using it to augment his own Missing: Berlin act. The Belgian Congo and the Berlin Act / by Arthur Berriedale Keith, D.C.L., , of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law Oxford: At The Clarendon Press ;: Toronto: Oxford University Press, ; pages with full-text search Help View.

      Fiction and non-fiction books set completely or at least partially in either the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the g: Berlin act.   Fourteen countries were represented by a plethora of ambassadors when the conference opened in Berlin on Novem The countries represented at the time included Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden-Norway (unified from to ), Turkey, and the United States of : Matt Rosenberg.

      The Casement Report was a document written by Roger Casement (–)—a diplomat and Irish independence fighter—detailing abuses in the Congo Free State which was under the private ownership of King Leopold II of report was instrumental in Leopold finally relinquishing his private holdings in Africa. Leopold had had ownership of the Congolese state since Abstract. Constitution and Government.—The Congo Independent State was founded in by Leopold II., King of the Belgians, and the State was placed under his sovereignty, but its perpetual neutrality, in accordance with the provision of Chapter III, of the General Act of Berlin (), was guaranteed.[Concerning this Act, see Statesman’s Year-Book for —p. ].


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Keith, Arthur Berriedale. The Belgian Congo and the Berlin act Clarendon Press Oxford. Wikipedia Citation. The country's principal trade partners are Belgium, the United States, South Africa, and France. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is governed under the constitution of as amended.

The president, who is the head of state, is popularly elected and may serve two five-year terms. There is a bicameral legislature. Book title: The Belgian Congo and the Berlin act.

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Use t eBook Download. Get Gentlemen, We Will Stand and Fight: Le. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Belgian Congo and the Berlin ACT () at. The Congo Independent State was founded in by Leopold II., King of the Belgians, and the State was placed under his sovereignty, but its perpetual neutrality, in accordance with the provision of Chapter III.

of the General Act of Berlin (), was guaranteed. [Concerning this Act, see Statesman’s Year-Book for —p. ].The Berlin Conference ofalso known as the Congo Conference (German: Kongokonferenz) or West Africa Conference (Westafrika-Konferenz), regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power.

The conference was organized by Otto von Bismarck, the first chancellor of Germany.The Belgian Congo (French: Congo belge, pronounced [kɔ̃ɡo bɛlʒ]; Dutch: Belgisch-Congo) was a Belgian colony in Central Africa from until independence in The former colony adopted its present-day name, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in Capital: Boma (), Léopoldville ().