Glitter & Greed: The Secret World of the Diamond Cartel

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Disinformation Company Limited, 2007 - Business & Economics - 375 pages
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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 how multimillion-dollar advertising campaigns create the impression of rarity and romance. It reveals a very secret and unromantic world, one that is dominated and controlled by a handful of mighty corporations.

With Leonardo DiCaprio’s new movieThe Blood Diamondmaking more people than ever aware of the seamy side of the diamond trade, Janine Roberts’ explosive exposé, taking us through seven decades of intrigue and manipulation, is the right book at the right time.

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dry, boring, depressing. barely broke 50 pages. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeanette - Goodreads

I have never been a big fan of diamonds or even of jewelry, which clearly sets me apart from most women, so naturally, I developed an interest in how the diamond industry has exploited Africans, as ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Janine Roberts, Ed. D., is President of the American Family Therapy Academy and a professor and family therapist at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author of Tales and Transformations: Stories in Families and Family Therapy (Norton, 1994) and coauthor of Rituals for Our Times: Celebrating, Healing, and Changing Our Lives and Our Relationships (Jason Aronson, 1998).

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