Editors. "France and Belgium vie for domination in Congo". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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France and Belgium vie for domination in Congo (35 words)
Historical Context Note
The French government, alarmed at Henry Morton Stanley's advance in Congo on behalf of Leopold II of Belgium, sends explorer Pierre de Brazza to negotiate with native chiefs on the north side of the river.18816 France and Belgium vie for domination in Congo 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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