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Death in the Congo

Murdering Patrice Lumumba

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HARDCOVER

$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674725270

Publication Date: 02/10/2015

Text

296 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 halftones, 6 maps

World

  • List of Illustrations and Maps*
  • People and Places, 1960
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Congo of the Belgians
  • 2. Independence
  • 3. The Empire Strikes Back
  • 4. The Cold War Comes to Africa
  • 5. Dag Hammarskjöld and the UN
  • 6. The Government Falls
  • 7. Mobutu
  • 8. Africans against Lumumba
  • 9. The Central Intelligence Agency
  • 10. The Return of the Belgians
  • 11. Lumumba Imperiled
  • 12. Killing Lumumba
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Essay on Sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Illustrations and Maps
    • Illustrations
      • Lumumba enters parliament
      • General Cumont with Kasa-Vubu and Lumumba
      • Hammarskjöld and Wigny in Brussels
      • Eisenhower entertains Spaak at a White House breakfast meeting on October 4
      • Andrew Cordier
      • Munongo meets Bunche at Luano airport
      • Hammarskjöld and Tshombe in Katanga
      • Mobutu press conference
      • Mobutu finds common ground with Tshombe
      • Allen Dulles
      • Eyskens greets Baudouin and Fabiola
      • Lumumba returned to Leopoldville
      • Lumumba and Verscheure
      • Excerpt from Verscheure agenda
    • Maps
      • The Congo, June 30, 1960
      • ANC troop movements, August–September 1960
      • UN soldiers, October 1960
      • Lumumba breaks out, November 27–December 2, 1960
      • Troop movements, December 1960–January 1961
      • The transfer, January 17, 1961

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