Agony Of The Congo..
In original red cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper, which has edge chips and tear, including head and tail of spine which is sunned. Top edge slightly sunned, but otherwise a very good copy. Signature on first free endpaper.
Victor Gollancz Ltd.,
8vo. 5.5 x 8.75 inches. 160 pp.
Illustrated by 9 maps, including 8 on chapter heading titles.
The crisis in the Congo, following the granting of independence in July 1960, the abrupt Belgian withdrawal, and the subsequent advent of UN agencies. Chapters are devoted to surveys of the six provinces. Ritchie Calder (1906-82) was a Scottish journalist, author, socialist, internationalist and peace activist. Reprint in the first year of publication.
[Stock No. 25491]