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Exterminate All the Brutes

In Sven Lindqvist's Exterminate All the Brutes, the author travels through parts of Africa with a copy of Conrad's Heart of Darkness, reflecting both on that text and on the historical context of...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2020 4:30 pm UTC

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Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All the Brutes is a haunting work of non-fiction, which traces the roots of European genocidal thoughts through Africa. The author retraces the steps of European colonialism in Africa....

Latest answer posted January 26, 2019 10:41 pm UTC

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Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All The Brutes, subtitled "One Man's Odyssey into the Heart of Darkness and the Origins of European Genocide," is a book by the Swedish writer Sven Lindqvist. Taking its title from...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2020 5:32 pm UTC

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Exterminate All the Brutes

In Exterminate All the Brutes, Sven Lindqvist discusses and explores how science played a key role in the racism that permitted and even sanctioned colonialism. Although we like to think of white...

Latest answer posted May 8, 2020 1:40 am UTC

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Exterminate All the Brutes

"One can roughly divide the nations of the world into the living and the dying." -Lord Salisbury, 1898 Clearly, European colonialism was widely accepted, as it spread to nearly the entire continent...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2020 9:16 pm UTC

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Exterminate All the Brutes

The Swedish writer Sven Lindqvist's 1992 book Exterminate All the Brutes is his personal and subjective look into European's colonization of Africa in the 19th and 20th century. While it deals with...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2020 8:41 pm UTC

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Exterminate All the Brutes

The Swedish author Sven Lindqvist travels through Africa in Exterminate All the Brutes, writing about the European colonization of the continent in the nineteenth century. He brings along a copy of...

Latest answer posted April 27, 2020 11:51 pm UTC

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Exterminate All the Brutes

Lindqvist is quite critical of famous explorers like Henry Stanley and Carl Peters in Exterminate All the Brutes. For example, consider how he explains the way European men were responsible for the...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2020 5:52 pm UTC

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Exterminate All the Brutes

The legacy of European missionaries in Africa, according to Lindqvist (and others), is a complicated and controversial one. Lindqvist does point out the several missionaries were understandably...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2020 8:29 pm UTC

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