Blood diamonds : tracing the deadly path of the world's most precious stones (Book, 2002) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Blood diamonds : tracing the deadly path of the world's most precious stones

Blood diamonds : tracing the deadly path of the world's most precious stones

Author: Greg Campbell
Publisher: [Boulder] : Westview Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An expose of international diamond smuggling operations considers the rebel campaigns linked to the Sierra Leone diamond mines and how the area and its people have been destroyed by the industry's policies.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Campbell, Greg.
Blood diamonds.
[Boulder] : Westview Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)654446935
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Campbell
ISBN: 0813339391 9780813339399 0813342201 9780813342207
OCLC Number: 49566172
Awards: Winner of ALA Notable Books (Nonfiction) 2003
Description: xxv, 251 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. From pits of despair to altars of love : Kenema, Sierra Leone --
2. Diamond junction : a smuggler's paradise : Freetown, Sierra Leone --
3. The gun runners : from Tongo to Tiffany's : Monrovia, Liberia --
4. Death by diamonds : Operation no living thing : Freetown, Sierra Leone --
5. The syndicate : a diamond is forever : London --
6. Waging peace : taking the conflict out of "conflict diamonds" : Makeni, Sierra Leone --
7. The way station : next stop, Liberia : Kailahun, Sierra Leone --
8. "The base" : Osama's war chest : West Africa, Afghanistan, New York --
9. The rough road ahead : mining for peace : Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Responsibility: Greg Campbell.

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Journalist Greg Campbell leads the reader down the international diamond trail of brutality, horror and profit - providing an on-the-ground and in-the-mines story of global consequence.  Read more...
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