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    Some time ago I wrote a book about one of the great crimes of the last 150 years: the conquest and exploitation of the Congo by King Leopold II of Belgium. When King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa was published, I thought I had found all the major...
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    "The movie, I was certain, would make viewers in multiplexes across the world realize at last that colonialism in Africa deserved to be ranked with Nazism and Soviet communism as one of the great totalitarian systems of modern times."

    So you were certain that the movie would convince people of something that isn't true?

    What happened in the Belgian Congo was pretty small potatoes, and very much an outlier, in the history of colonialism.

    What happened in the Congo was not small potatoes. It was one of the great crimes of history. However, it was definitely an outlier.

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  • Speaking of movies, here is the most expensive European movie ever.

    Doesn’t look very encouraging.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_expensive_non-English-language_films

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  • I have heard of comparing oranges and apples. Some people compare oranges and planets.

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  • SEK says:

    “Some time ago I wrote a book about one of the great crimes of the last 150 years: the conquest and exploitation of the Congo by King Leopold II of Belgium. When King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa was published, I thought I had found all the major characters in that brutal patch of history. But a few weeks ago I realized that I had left one out: Tarzan. Let me explain. Although a documentary film based on my book did appear, I often imagined what Hollywood might do with such a story.

    That’s the source of the butt-hurt, isn’t it, Hochschild? Nobody paid you for using an historical event, did they? I purchased and read your book several years ago. Why? Because of Conrad, but also because of Drake’s “Than Curse the Darkness” and Edgar Rice Burroughs.

    ERB was quite aware of the Belgian atrocities. The movie is not only “anachronistic” in regard to what happened in the Congo, but also in the timeline established by Burroughs. It was Tarzan’s father in Tarzan of the Apes who was going to investigate crimes in the African interior. Tarzan would later fight against exploitative Europeans and Americans. Of course, you don’t know that.

    Before you drag your intersectional bullshit and narcissistic whining into the discussion, you might want to research a few things yourself.

    The Black Man’s Burden

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    Take up the white man’s burden,
    The yoke ye sought to spurn;
    And spurn your father’s customs;
    Your father’s temples burn.
    O learn to love and honor
    The white God’s favored sons.
    Forget the white-haired fathers
    Fast lashed to mouths of guns
    Take up the white man’s burden,
    Your own was not enough;
    He’ll burden you with taxes;
    But though the road be rough,
    “To him who waits,” remember,
    “All things in time shall come;”
    The white man’s culture brings you
    The white man’s God, and rum.
    Take up the white man’s burden;
    ‘Tis called “protectorate,”
    And lift your voice in thanks to
    The God ye well might hate.
    Forget your exiled brothers;
    Forget your boundless lands;
    In acres that they gave for
    The blood upon their hands.
    Take up the white man’s burden;
    Poor simple folk and free;
    Abandon nature’s freedom,
    Embrace his “Liberty;”
    The goddess of the white man
    Who makes you free in name;
    But in her heart your color
    Will brand you “slave” the same.
    Take up the white man’s burden;
    ‘And learn by what you’ve lost
    That white men called as counsel
    Means black men pays the cost.
    Your right to fertile acres
    Their priests will teach you well
    Have gained your fathers only
    A desert claim in hell.
    Take up the white man’s burden;
    Take it because you must;
    Burden of making money;
    Burden of greed and lust;
    Burden of points strategic,
    Burden of harbors deep,
    Burden of greatest burdens;
    Burden, these burdens to keep
    Take up the white man’s burden;
    His papers take, and read;
    ‘Tis all for your salvation;
    The white man knows not greed.
    For you he’s spending millions —
    To him, more than his God —
    To make you learned, and happy,
    Enlightened, cultured, broad.
    Take up the white man’s burden
    While he makes laws for you,
    That show your fathers taught you
    The things you should not do.
    Cast off your foolish feathers,
    Your necklace, beads, and paint;
    Buy raiment for your mother,
    Lest fairer sisters faint.
    Take up the white man’s burden;
    Go learn to wear his clothes;
    You may look like the devil;
    But nobody cares who knows.
    Peruse a work of Darwin —
    Thank gods that you’re alive —
    And learn the reason clearly: —
    The fittest alone survive.
    — Edgar Rice Burroughs

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  • Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    good old boy Tarzan could fight against the Americans who in WW1 and WW2 came to Europe to distroy the European nations and to let the soviets take control of half of Europe (a simple repartition of Europe between the URSS and the USA). How many dozens of millions of Europeans would have survived if Tarzan had anihilated the American imperialists

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  • @vinteuil
    "The movie, I was certain, would make viewers in multiplexes across the world realize at last that colonialism in Africa deserved to be ranked with Nazism and Soviet communism as one of the great totalitarian systems of modern times."

    So you were certain that the movie would convince people of something that isn't true?

    What happened in the Belgian Congo was pretty small potatoes, and very much an outlier, in the history of colonialism.

    Hitler actually viewed German expansion eastwards against the Slavs as an extension of earlier colonial projects against Indians and others.

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  • @Jus' Sayin'...

    " ... leaving the Spanish Republic triumphant and the Generalissimo’s long, grim dictatorship excised from history ..."
     
    To be replaced, of course. , by a Stalinist dictatorship, like that whose aborted nascence, Orwell describes so well in "Homage to Catalonia". IMHO, supported by prior and subsequent history, e,g, the thankfully brief reign of Bela Kun in Hungary and the many later commie dictatorships all across eastern Europe and parts of Asia, the Spanish got a far better deal with Franco than the would have with the Republicans.

    Stalinism seems to have done much less damage if you consider Russia and eastern Europe today versus how insanely socially liberal Spain is now.

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  • “Here’s the good news: I think I’m finally getting the hang of Hollywood-style filmmaking. Tarzan’s remarkable foresight in vanquishing the Belgian evildoers before the worst of Leopold’s reign of terror opens the door for his future films, which I’ve started to plan — and this time, on the film set, I expect one of those canvas-backed chairs with my name on it. Naturally, our hero wouldn’t stop historical catastrophes before they begin – there’s no drama in that — but always in their early stages”

    You forgot about Genghis Khan and his relatives. It is estimated that he was responsible for the death of tens of millions. BTW you can do a search about other mass murderers through history and compile a much better list. Why pick on just a few. Yes I know Tarzan was born sometime in early 1900′s but at the same time Hercules was born 3000 BC but that did not prevent him from rescuing/saving Poland from the Mongol horde. “Hercules against the Barbarians” 1964. “The 12th century… Failing to overrun Cracow, Genghis Khan kidnaps the beautiful heir to the throne. But Hercules saves her and defeats Khan’s throne”.
    Have fun. There’s a lot of stuff to cover through out history but only so much time.

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  • Not only Casement, but Mark Twain laid into King Leopold as well.

    Another thing that Casement and other authors were involved with was the state of prostitution and including child prostitution in the later Victorian age. That’s another subject worth exploring. I think Pinocchio flows out of that.

    As to whether there’s some continuity with the excesses of colonialism and the Nazis and Soviets, that’s mixed. For the Germans, I think, pretty clearly; some of them had experience in the German colonies and had that on their minds in the Nazi period. The Russians on the other hand only had contiguous colonies.

    In all of this we are talking about taking patterns from one context to help explain patterns in another context. And such genealogical considerations are certainly worth exploring.

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  • Hochschild,

    You fail to add, Tarzan coming to the aid of the Palestinians in 1947.

    Or Kennedy and the American Republic, in Dallas, on November 22, 1963.

    You cannot identify the foreign imperialist invaders of Iraq?

    You got the Vietnam comparison – right.

    Understood:

    You have that Graduate School of Journalism Job (to hold on to), so I understand your reluctance to have Tarzan aid the Palestinian People.

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  • Tarzan goes to Ukraine in 1932 to stop the Holodomor.

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  • “$180 million and they couldn’t even be bothered to GO to freaking Africa.”

    When was the last movie made in the African jungles? Movies are made in South Africa, but there are no jungles there.

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  • Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @vinteuil
    "The movie, I was certain, would make viewers in multiplexes across the world realize at last that colonialism in Africa deserved to be ranked with Nazism and Soviet communism as one of the great totalitarian systems of modern times."

    So you were certain that the movie would convince people of something that isn't true?

    What happened in the Belgian Congo was pretty small potatoes, and very much an outlier, in the history of colonialism.

    I agree. Genocide, slavery, torture and rape by good Christian shareholders can never be compared to the collectivist, centrally-planned variety. That kind is evil. You know, evil evil, as opposed to good evil, like we do in ‘merika.

    If it’s any consolation to the author, The Legend of Tarzan looks certain to get its very own Rifftrax soon. There ought to be at least one joke about “$180 million and they couldn’t even be bothered to GO to freaking Africa.”

    By the way, as awful as you make it sound, this movie can’t possibly hold a candle to Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, in the “giving your history of racist exploitation a white-superhero makeover.” Oh, and the vampires made us do it. Really.

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  • ” … leaving the Spanish Republic triumphant and the Generalissimo’s long, grim dictatorship excised from history …”

    To be replaced, of course. , by a Stalinist dictatorship, like that whose aborted nascence, Orwell describes so well in “Homage to Catalonia”. IMHO, supported by prior and subsequent history, e,g, the thankfully brief reign of Bela Kun in Hungary and the many later commie dictatorships all across eastern Europe and parts of Asia, the Spanish got a far better deal with Franco than the would have with the Republicans.

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    Stalinism seems to have done much less damage if you consider Russia and eastern Europe today versus how insanely socially liberal Spain is now.
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  • Also classic, alas, is the making of yet another movie about Africa whose hero and heroine are white.

    White heroes and heroines are the only reason non-fetishists watch movies about Africa in the first place.

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  • “The movie, I was certain, would make viewers in multiplexes across the world realize at last that colonialism in Africa deserved to be ranked with Nazism and Soviet communism as one of the great totalitarian systems of modern times.”

    So you were certain that the movie would convince people of something that isn’t true?

    What happened in the Belgian Congo was pretty small potatoes, and very much an outlier, in the history of colonialism.

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    I agree. Genocide, slavery, torture and rape by good Christian shareholders can never be compared to the collectivist, centrally-planned variety. That kind is evil. You know, evil evil, as opposed to good evil, like we do in 'merika.

    If it's any consolation to the author, The Legend of Tarzan looks certain to get its very own Rifftrax soon. There ought to be at least one joke about "$180 million and they couldn't even be bothered to GO to freaking Africa."

    By the way, as awful as you make it sound, this movie can't possibly hold a candle to Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, in the "giving your history of racist exploitation a white-superhero makeover." Oh, and the vampires made us do it. Really.
    , @Anonymous
    Hitler actually viewed German expansion eastwards against the Slavs as an extension of earlier colonial projects against Indians and others.
    , @Logan
    What happened in the Congo was not small potatoes. It was one of the great crimes of history. However, it was definitely an outlier.
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  • anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Why “a certain New York real estate mogul.” Did he vote for the Iraq aggression or destabilize Libya? He’s expressed misgivings about all these actions in contrast to Clinton who played a leading role in them. Yet Tarzan is not to be unleashed against her and the rest of her crowd? Why? Reflexive left-wing politics always create huge blind spots in people.

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  • Well, there’s always Tarzana to retreat to, when creating your own reality doesn’t work out so well after all.

    The towering inanity of it all boggles the mind.

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  • I often hear the complaint that oppressed blacks always get white heroes. But are there black heroes of comparable stature?

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  • [This piece has been adapted from Adam Hochschild's new book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.] “Merchants have no country,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in 1814. “The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.” The former president was...
  • In Spain, Hochschild has obviously rediscovered the REAL GOOD WAR, and his book revives the “god against devil” interpretation of politics. Thus it will be heart-warming for bellicists all over the world.
    By the way, the Spanish Civil War began with an Anarchist campaign against the Catholic Church, burning and plundering cloisters and churches grand-style – a campaign which was wilfully ignored by the Republican government. Only after that Franco revolted against the government for to restore law and order.
    And Franco kept Spain neutral on the whole and prevented a warfare of the great powers on the Iberian peninsula.
    And among the veterans of the Republican war party glorified here, not everyone stuck to this “god against devil” interpretation. Some of them, like Orwell, afterwards spoke about a “god that failed”. So must we really return with Hochfeld to the warped and undeveloped mindset of 1936?

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  • The Nationalists were anti-Communist, but the Republicans were racist and Islamophobic:

    http://alternative-right.blogspot.com/2016/02/the-untold-victors.html

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