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Title:Reviving the remains of colonization: the Belgian colonial archives in Brussels
Author:Piret, Bérengère
Year:2015
Periodical:History in Africa (ISSN 1558-2744)
Volume:42
Pages:419-431
Language:English
Geographic terms:Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Belgium
Subjects:archives
colonial period
Link:https://doi.org/10.1017/hia.2015.1
Abstract:Since 1997, all the archives of Belgian Congo, now the Democratic Republic of Congo, are deposited at the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Brussels and are opened up for the public. For more than fifteen years, researchers have consulted and scrutinized its documents produced by the colonial authorities between 1908 and 1960. Still several collections have not been explored. This article relates of the history and the organization of the archives of Belgian Congo. Bibliogr., notes, ref., sum. in English and French. [Journal abstract]
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