Katanga Company is formed to exploit copper deposits for Belgium (23 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

In Belgium, the Katanga Company is formed under the direction of Leopold II of Belgium, to exploit copper deposits in the Congo basin.

Citation:
Editors. "Katanga Company is formed to exploit copper deposits for Belgium". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19053, accessed 11 December 2016.]