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King Leopold’s Ghost Discussion 14/10/2011 08:31:00 Humanitarianism something entirely rhetoric based. (according to Leopold) Some of the missionaries there soon abandoned their humanitarian missions and  joined in exploiting Africa Scramble of Africa Colonization Humanitarian? Even his critics thought that development, “civilizing” mission was necessary Morel was for evangelical imperialism Aims o End the Arab Slave Trade o Victorian Culture, dress, language o Christian mission o Free trade He strategized, being a weaker power he couldn’t make it obvious what he  was doing The Humanitarian front allowed him to get the international community to pay  for his projects Denial of trade sets the other countries off Wasn’t free for the African, wasn’t even to benefit them nor build up industry  for Africa It was exploitation
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course AFRC 372 taught by Professor Cassanelli during the Spring '11 term at UPenn.

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