TransConflict recommends the following books for those interested in learning more about the history, politics and culture of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Literature and First-Hand Accounts
|A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to be a Woman
– by Zainab Salbi
|In the Footsteps of Mr Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in the Congo – by Michela Wrong|
Academic and Policy-Oriented
|Dancing In The Glory Of Monsters – by Jason Stearns|
|King Leopold’s Ghost: A story of greed, terror and heroism – by Adam Hochschild|
|Consuming the Congo: War and Conflict Minerals in the World’s Deadliest Place – by Peter Eichstaedt|
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