Who wrote King Leopold's Ghost?
Keeping this in view, why is it called King Leopold's Ghost?
The title is adopted from the 1914 poem "The Congo", by Illinois poet Vachel Lindsay. Condemning Leopold's actions, Lindsay wrote: Listen to the yell of Leopold's ghost, Burning in Hell for his hand-maimed host.
Also, how long is King Leopold's Ghost? King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa. The average reader will spend 7 hours and 17 minutes reading King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa at 250 WPM (words per minute).
Beside this, when was King Leopold's Ghost published?
How many people died because of King Leopold?
Leopold has put the entire state of Congo under his slavery. He was not alone in this, as the King had his soldiers and generals to conduct orders and enforce laws in the state. According to some estimates, he killed, murdered and then cannibalized between 10 and 15 million people.