The Centre for the Study ofthe History of Political Thought

New book by Prof. Andrew Fitzmaurice

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Professor Andrew Fitzmaurice’s King Leopold’s Ghostwriter: The Creation of Persons and States in the Nineteenth Century (Princeton University Press) – an intellectual biography of Victorian jurist Travers Twiss, who provided the legal justification for the creation of the brutal Congo Free State.

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