Stones of contention : a history of Africa's diamonds /
Athens, Ohio :
Ohio University Press in association with the Ohio University Center for International Studies,
|Series:||Africa in world history.
|Online Access:||Connect to the full text of this electronic book|
Table of 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.