The Development of British Overseas Humanitarianism and the Congo Reform Campaign

  title={The Development of British Overseas Humanitarianism and the Congo Reform Campaign},
  author={Dean Pavlakis},
  journal={Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History},
  pages={ - }
  • Dean Pavlakis
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History

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