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338.2782 CLEVELA
  
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Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press in association with the Ohio University Center for International Studies, [2014]
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xii, 225 pages : map ; 23 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references 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 workers on Colonial-era mines -- A resource curse : "blood diamonds," state oppression, and violence -- Mineral assets : diamonds and the development of democratic states -- Africa's diamonds : a rough past with a brighter future.
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9780821421000 (pb : alk. paper)
082142100X (pb : alk. paper)
* 9780821444825 (pdf)
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