[HISTORY] Red Rubber: The Story of the Rubber Slave Trade on the Congo-ag

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Post by elsieselwyn » August 2nd, 2019, 7:56 pm

Red Rubber: The Story of the Rubber Slave Trade on the Congo by Edmund Dene Morel (1873 - 1924).

Morel explains the history and formation of the Congo Free State, owned by King Leopold II. However, Morel, a humanitarian, focuses on the atrocities commited in the Congo through the enslavement of the native population, leading to the deaths of as much as 50 percent of the population. Writing in the early 20th century, he argues Britain can and should stop these horrific human rights violations. ( Elsie Selwyn)
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Post by elsieselwyn » August 2nd, 2019, 7:57 pm

I'll DPL this myself :)

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Post by alg1001 » August 4th, 2019, 7:46 am

Hi Elsie,
I'll MC this for you. Be right back with the MW.
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Post by elsieselwyn » August 4th, 2019, 5:45 pm

alg1001 wrote:
August 4th, 2019, 7:46 am
Hi Elsie,
I'll MC this for you. Be right back with the MW.
Cheers!
Amy


-update.
It is up now. I'll move you to Readers Wanted.
Thank you, Amy!

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Post by elsieselwyn » August 4th, 2019, 6:14 pm

I actually didn't need the 23rd section. Can you delete it, Amy? Thanks!

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Post by alg1001 » August 4th, 2019, 6:39 pm

Okay. It is deleted now.
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Post by rahr12341 » August 16th, 2019, 8:20 am

hey guys I just want to give you heads up bit I'll claim the first seven parts. Since I've almost recorded that far.

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Post by elsieselwyn » August 16th, 2019, 8:34 am

rahr12341 wrote:
August 16th, 2019, 8:20 am
hey guys I just want to give you heads up bit I'll claim the first seven parts. Since I've almost recorded that far.
Okay! How do you want to be known in the catalog (real name, pseudonym, forum name)?

Also, are you done editing your sections? If so, please go ahead and upload them so I can PL them :)

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Post by rahr12341 » August 16th, 2019, 9:21 pm

I'll have my real name on them. I almost done with the said "history section" although I'm slowly editing it as I go. I've listened to it at work and it all seems to come out fine. I'll upload all I have so far once I wrap up the history section.

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Post by rahr12341 » August 17th, 2019, 5:59 pm

Ok I have the sections recorded, I'll get the files all chopped up to the new format as well I will convert them to fit librivox's file requirements. For now I have them on private link on sound cloud for any one to listen.
https://soundcloud.com/rahr12341/sets/red-rubber-first-seven-sections-version/s-w2GoX
Only thing I think is missing is the first "Introduction by Sir Harry H. Johnston" I can only find a small snippet from William Lloyd Garrison which I could quickly knock out. here's the version I've been using https://archive.org/details/redrubberstoryof00more/page/n5

Should anyone claim anything before I'm done wrapping this all together I'll claim other section if need be. Otherwise you can put the credits under Kirby Evers and that show be alllllllll for now.

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Post by elsieselwyn » August 18th, 2019, 12:17 pm

rahr12341 wrote:
August 17th, 2019, 5:59 pm
Ok I have the sections recorded, I'll get the files all chopped up to the new format as well I will convert them to fit librivox's file requirements. For now I have them on private link on sound cloud for any one to listen.
https://soundcloud.com/rahr12341/sets/red-rubber-first-seven-sections-version/s-w2GoX
Only thing I think is missing is the first "Introduction by Sir Harry H. Johnston" I can only find a small snippet from William Lloyd Garrison which I could quickly knock out. here's the version I've been using https://archive.org/details/redrubberstoryof00more/page/n5

Should anyone claim anything before I'm done wrapping this all together I'll claim other section if need be. Otherwise you can put the credits under Kirby Evers and that show be alllllllll for now.
Okay! The introduction that you can't find is in the edition that I have linked for the text of this project (which I think is a different edition from the one you were recording from). The issue with the version you are recording from is that there is a significant amount of text missing from the last page of the scan. When I opened this project, I tried to find a better scan of this book that was the same edition as you were using. However, the scan missing text was the only scan available for that particular edition. Not to worry - I'm pretty sure that they're identical except my edition (which appears to be published before yours) has the Introduction by Sir Harry H. Johnston and yours has an additional chapter reflecting on the aftermath of the rubber slave trade (which does not appear in the my older edition since the rubber slave trade had not yet ended at the time of its publishment).

Hopefully, that makes sense and isn't too confusing!

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Post by elsieselwyn » August 18th, 2019, 12:17 pm

rahr12341 wrote:
August 16th, 2019, 9:21 pm
I'll have my real name on them.
Also, what is your real name so I can enter it into the system? :D

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Post by rahr12341 » August 19th, 2019, 11:47 pm

My name is Kirby Evers

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Post by elsieselwyn » August 21st, 2019, 8:55 am

rahr12341 wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 11:47 pm
My name is Kirby Evers
Okay, thanks!

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