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Stones of contention : a history of Africa's diamonds, Todd Cleveland

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Stones of contention : a history of Africa's diamonds
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Stones of contention
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a history of Africa's diamonds
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Todd Cleveland
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Title
Stones of contention
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Summary
Stones of Contention explores the major developments in the remarkable history of Africa's diamonds, from the first stirrings of international interest in the continent's mineral wealth in the first millennium A.D. to the present day
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IEN/DLC
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338.2782096
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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index present
LC call number
TN994.A35
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C54 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Africa in world history
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adult
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a history of Africa's diamonds
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a history of Africa's diamonds
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Todd Cleveland
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a history of Africas diamonds
Stones of contention : a history of Africa's diamonds, Todd Cleveland
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-212) and index
Contents
An introduction to Africa's diamonds -- Africa's mineral wealth : material and mythical -- From illusion to reality : the Kimberley discoveries, the diamond "rush," and the "Wild West" in Africa -- Consolidation and control : the birth and growth of the cartel -- Creating "New Kimberleys" elsewhere in Africa -- The experiences of African works on Colonial-era mines -- A resource curse : "blood diamonds," state oppression, and violence -- Africa's diamonds : a rough past with a brighter future
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
xii, 225 pages
Isbn
9780821421000
Isbn Type
(pb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014007945
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