Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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If the book, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, were written in this day and age, would there be a good setting? If the book, Heart of Darknessby Joseph Conrad, were written in this day and age, would...

If the book, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, were written in this day and age, would there be a good setting?

If the book, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, were written in this day and age, would there be a good setting?

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The Congo region was being exploited by imperialist powers in The Heart of Darkness. Today's exploitation happens most often, arguably, in the poor regions of Asia and Africa.

Those modes of exploitation tend to be oriented toward production and human labor, however, and not the exploitation of natural resources. The Middle East might be the region of the planet today that is most often portrayed as being exploited for its...

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