Roger Casement, while consul in Rio de Janeiro for Britain, was asked to investigate human rights abuses by a British based .
Roger Casement, while consul in Rio de Janeiro for Britain, was asked to investigate human rights abuses by a British based company in the Putumayo river region of Peru. Casement was already by then a celebrated figure, having investigated human right abuse claims in the Congo under king Leopold of Belgium. He had a very inquisitive mind, as is clear by his descriptions of the people and places he saw.
Angus Mitchell, the foremost authority on Casement, has written a superlative book about the humanitarian .
Angus Mitchell, the foremost authority on Casement, has written a superlative book about the humanitarian pioneer and Irish patriot. I heartily recommend this book - irishtimes. com sympathetic and well-structured study. admirable contribution to a timely series of studies of the sixteen men executed for their part in the rebellion of 1916 - & Digital Journal of Irish Studies. Mitchell is currently looking at other individuals involved in the cultural politics of the early twentieth century.
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Roger Casement was born in Ireland in 1864, of a prosperous Protestant family. He was brought up mainly in Northern Ireland. At the age of 20 he went to Africa, where he worked with various commercial interests in the Congo and then in what later became Nigeria.
It follows Casement's transition from observer to anti-imperial revolutionary and Irish patriot, leading to his execution by the British in August 1916 after the failure of the Easter Rising. Format Hardback 544 pages.
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534 pages, B/w photos. Images Additional images. Publisher: Lilliput Press. Five years later he was hanged for his role in Ireland's Easter Uprising. Anthony Clare, The Observer. 534 pages, B/w photos.
Roger David Casement (1 September 1864 – 3 August 1916), known as Sir Roger Casement, CMG, between 1911 and 1916, was a diplomat and Irish nationalist
Roger David Casement (1 September 1864 – 3 August 1916), known as Sir Roger Casement, CMG, between 1911 and 1916, was a diplomat and Irish nationalist. He worked for the British Foreign Office as a diplomat and later became a humanitarian activist, poet and Easter Rising leader. Described as the "father of twentieth-century human rights investigations", he was honoured in 1905 for the Casement Report on the Congo and knighted in 1911 for his important investigations of human rights abuses in Peru.
Author: Angus Mitchell
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Publisher: The Lilliput Press; illustrated edition edition (October 1997)
Pages: 544 pages
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