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Author Press, Steven, author.

Title Blood and diamonds : Germany's imperial ambitions in Africa / Steven Press
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2021

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Description 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Rulers -- Riches -- Rush -- Conflict -- Markets -- Labor -- Stocks -- Underworld -- Politics -- Takeover -- Guns
Summary "The history of mass-market diamonds goes back to German imperialism in Southwest Africa. Corporate power and state violence combined in the genocide of the Herero and Nama peoples, whose mineral-rich land supplied budding consumer demand in the United States. Steven Press makes clear that mass luxury has always come at a huge price"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Diamond industry and trade -- Africa, Southern -- History
Diamond industry and trade -- Germany -- History
Diamond industry and trade -- United States -- History
Conflict diamonds -- History
Herero (African people) -- History.
Nama (African people) -- History.
HISTORY / Africa / South / General
Conflict diamonds
Diamond industry and trade
German colonies
Herero (African people)
Nama (African people)
Ausbeutung
Diamant
Geschichte
Imperialismus
Kolonie
Wirtschaft
Kolonialismus
Rohstoffhandel
Germany -- Colonies -- Africa
Africa
Germany
Southern Africa
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780674259522
0674259521