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Blood Diamonds Revised Edition

Pub Date : 2012-04-03 | Author : Greg Campbell | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465029921
ISBN 13 : 0465029922

First discovered in 1930, the diamonds of Sierra Leone have funded one of the most savage rebel campaigns in modern history. These "blood diamonds" are smuggled out of West Africa ..


Blood On The Stone

Pub Date : 2010-08-15 | Author : Ian Smillie | Publisher : Anthem Press

ISBN 10 : 9780857286611
ISBN 13 : 0857286617

Africa’s diamond wars took four million lives. ‘Blood on the Stone’ tells the story of how diamonds came to be so dangerous, describing the great diamond cartel and a dangero..


Glitter Greed

Pub Date : 2007-04-01 | Author : Janine Farrell-Robert | Publisher : Red Wheel Weiser

ISBN 10 : 9781609258801
ISBN 13 : 1609258800

Rare, romantic, and forever: The diamond industry depends on these myths to reap billions of dollars of profit. This sensational investigation explodes such fallacies and reveals h..


A Dirty War In West Africa

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Lansana Gberie | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 0253218551
ISBN 13 : 9780253218551

"Provides important insider information concerning Sierra Leone's recent war... and builds on [the author's] established reputation as an insightful and courageous journalist." --W..


The Heartless Stone

Pub Date : 2007-06-12 | Author : Tom Zoellner | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0312339704
ISBN 13 : 9780312339708

Documents the author's visits to diamond mines after a broken engagement, describing his efforts to understand the worth of an engagement ring, the factors that linked diamonds wit..


From Blood Diamonds To The Kimberley Process

Pub Date : 2016-04-15 | Author : Franziska Bieri | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317132493
ISBN 13 : 1317132491

In the late 1990s, several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) focused world attention on the issue of conflict diamonds which funded wars, massive death, and refugee crises acro..


Guns Germs And Steel The Fates Of Human Societies

Pub Date : 2017-03-07 | Author : Jared Diamond | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393609295
ISBN 13 : 0393609294

"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book,..