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Roger Casement

Rene MacColl

Roger Casement

a new judgment.

by Rene MacColl

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Published in W.W. Norton .
Written in English


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StatementBy Rene MacColl.
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p.
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22172289M

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Advanced. In Roger Casement, a Protestant Irishman in the British Consular Service, was knighted by the Crown for his work in exposing racist atrocities in the Belgian Congo and the Amazon. Five years later he was hanged as a traitor for a quixotic attempt to land German arms in Ireland in conjunction with the Rising. It has taken 60 years for a biographer to rescue him from English calumnies Phone: ()

  Books. Roger Casement by Brian Inglis, Hodder and Stoughton (Blackstaff, ) Casement: The Flawed Hero by Roger Sawyer, Routledge and Kegan Paul (London, ). Consul Roger Casement's Report Up to this time the published reports as to the black doings of King Leopold and his men were, with the exception of a guarded document from Consul Pickersgill, in , entirely from private individuals.

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A fascinating examination of the extraordinary life of Roger Casement, executed as part of the rising, fighting the empire that had previously knighted him.

Roger Casement was a British consul for two decades. However, his investigation into atrocities in the Congo led Casement to anti-Imperialist views/5. This an excellent book on one of the key figures Roger Casement book the Irish nationalist movement and a key participant in the Easter Rising.

In addition to his work for Irish independence, Casement is an interesting figure because of his humanitarian work in the Belgian Congo and South America/5(8). Roger Casement’s most popular book is The Amazon Journal Of Roger Casement.

Roger Casement has 21 books on Goodreads with ratings. Roger Casement’s most popular book is The Amazon Journal Of Roger Casement.

The Roger Casement book also deals with the neglected sides of Casement's life, his involvement in Ulster politics, his family background in Co. Antrim, his Belfast boyfriend Millar Gordon, and his sociopathic companion, the Norwegian sailor, Adler Christensen, as well as a comprehensive view of the authenticity controversies, Casement's homosexuality, and /5(9).

"This book, from the previously unpublished manuscript in the National Library of Ireland, is a valuable and deeply detailed edition of the diary kept by Casement during his 4/5(1).

Roger Casement book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Brian Inglis writes in considerable depth the biography of a patriot. Inthe Irish nationalist Roger Casement was hanged by the British government for treason. Casement had dedicated his extraordinary life to improving the plight of oppressed peoples around the world―especially the native populations in the Belgian Congo and the Amazon―but when he dared to draw a parallel between the injustices he 4/5().

Dudgeon offers meticulous, well-documented detail, but his book, Roger Casement: The Black Diaries, is for insiders, reading at many points like the notes for a doctoral dissertation, without. Casement's colourful life is the subject of Mario Vargas Llosa's forthcoming book, El sueño del celta (The Dream of the Celt), which will be published in Spanish on 3 November.

Sir Roger Casement Kt. CMG between and shortly before his execution for treason, when he was stripped of his British honourswas a humanitarian campaigner and an /5.

The Casement Report was a document written by Roger Casement (–)—a diplomat and Irish independence fighter —detailing abuses in the Congo Free State which was under the private ownership of King Leopold II of Belgium.

This report was instrumental in Leopold finally relinquishing his private holdings in Africa. —Masha Gessen,  The New Yorker  Roger Casement was an internationally renowned figure at the beginning of the 20th century, famous for exposing the widespread atrocities against the indigenous people in King Leopold's Congo and his subsequent exposure—for which he was knighted in —of the brutal conditions of enslaved labor in Peru.

From the Publisher Born in Dublin in and brought up as a Protestant, Roger Casement began his extraordinary career as one of Stanley’s volunteers in the Congo Free State/5(7). Born in Ireland in Roger Casement acted as British Consul in various parts of Africa () and Brazil () where he denounced atrocities among Congolese and Putumayo rubber workers.

knighted inHe returned to Ireland, where as an ardent nationalist he attempted to enlist German help for the cause. Some in the intellectual community question the authenticity of Casement’s conversion.

Martin Duberman, in his new book Luminous Traitor, The Just and Daring Life of Roger Casement. Books: Casement's tragic diary of treason In Roger Casement was knighted by King George V for his work exposing abuse of human rights in the Congo Free State. It wouldn't be long, though, till. The Black Diaries are diaries purported to have been written by the Irish revolutionary Roger Casement, which contained accounts of homosexual liaisons with young men.

They cover the yearsand (two) and were handed in to Scotland Yard after his capture in April Casement was charged with treason following the Easter his trial the prosecution (F.

Smith. Sir Roger Casement, in full Sir Roger David Casement, (born Sept. 1,Kingstown [now Dún Laoghaire], County Dublin, Ire.—died Aug. 3,London, Eng.), distinguished British public servant who was executed for treason and became one of the principal Irish martyrs in the revolt against British rule in Ireland.

Casement was a British consul in Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique; Martin Duberman, in his new book Luminous Traitor, The Just and Daring Life of Roger Casement, writes that Casement’s decision to be received into the Catholic Church shocked some of his friends. The Black Diaries: An Account of Roger Casement's Life and Times, with a Collection of His Diaries and Public Writings, by Peter Singleton-Gates and Maurice Girodias, published by Grove Press in.

HB. Green cloth with silver titles, and pictorial dustjacket by Fritz Wegner. pp. With b&w photos in plates. A fresh look at the career of Roger Casement, his work exposing atrocities in the Congo and South America, and his support for Irish Nationalism in the First World War, which led to his execution by the British government for treason.

Roger Casement's role as Irish patriot has obscured his role as Congo reformer. Travelling in the interior of the Congo in as British consul, Casement gathered evidence that enabled the British government to attack the Congo State on grounds of by: Roger Casement: 16 Lives by Angus Mitchell review: an excellent effort.

Angus Mitchell, the foremost authority on Casement, has written a superlative book about the humanitarian pioneer and Irish.