1847081983
Hardback:'Exterminate all the brutes' / Sven Lindqvist ; translated from Swedish by Joan Tate.:2018 Hardback 'Exterminate all the brutes' / Sven Lindqvist ; translated from Swedish by Joan Tate.
'Exterminate all the brutes' / Sven Lindqvist ; translated from Swedish by Joan Tate.
Author: Lindqvist, Sven, 1932-2019,
Author: Tate, Joan,
Publication year: 2018
Format: Hardback
Publisher: London : Granta,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781847081988 1847081983
Notes:
Formerly CIP.
Lindqvist presents a unique study of Europe's dark history in Africa, written both as a travel diary and as a historical examination of European imperialism and racism over the past 2 centuries, and confronts the roots of European genocide. Over twenty years ago, Sven Lindqvist, one of the great pioneers of a new kind of experiential history writing, set out across Central Africa. Obsessed with a single line from Conrad's The Heart of Darkness - Kurtz's injunction to 'Exterminate All the Brutes' - he braided an account of his experiences with a profound historical investigation, revealing to the reader with immediacy and cauterizing force precisely what Europe's imperial powers had exacted on Africa's peoples over the course of the preceding two centuries. Shocking, humane, crackling with imaginative energies and moral purpose, Exterminate All the Brutes stands as an impassioned, timeless classic. It is essential reading for anybody ready to come to terms with the brutal, racist his
Original title: Utrota varenda javel. English
Series title: Granta Editions
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xii, 179 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm

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