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Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South ...

Martin Meredith - History - 2009 - 424 pages
SOUTHERN AFRICA was once regarded as a worthless jumble of British colonies, Boer republics, and African chiefdoms, a troublesome region of little interest to the outside world ...
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Iron Will: Cleveland-Cliffs and the Mining of Iron Ore, 1847-2006

Terry S. Reynolds, Virginia P. Dawson - Business & Economics - 2011 - 360 pages
The history of Cleveland-Cliffs, a company that played a key role in iron mining development in the Lake Superior region.
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The History of Mining: The events, technology and people involved in the ...

Michael Coulson - Business & Economics - 2012 - 468 pages
THE INDUSTRY THAT FORGED THE MODERN WORLD Throughout history metals and raw materials have underpinned human activity. So it is that the industry responsible for extracting ...
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Vermont's Marble Industry

Catherine Miglorie - Business & Economics - 2013 - 127 pages
The marble deposits in Vermont are some of the richest in the world. Go deep into these quarries of the Green Mountain State to show how the stone is sawed and raised from the ...
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Slavery, Emancipation and Colonial Rule in South Africa

Wayne Dooling - History - 2007 - 249 pages
Slavery, Emancipation and Colonial Rule in South Africa examines the rural Cape Colony from the earliest days of Dutch colonial rule in the mid-seventeenth century to the ...
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A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the ...

Roger S. Levine - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 288 pages
Born into a Xhosa royal family around 1792 in South Africa, Jan Tzatzoe was destined to live in an era of profound change—one that witnessed the arrival and entrenchment of ...
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The Long Shadow of the British Empire: The Ongoing Legacies of Race and ...

Juliette Bridgette Milner-Thornton - History - 2012 - 304 pages
The Long Shadow of the British Empire explores the lived experiences of formerly colonized people in the privacy of their homes, communities, workplaces, and classrooms, and ...
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From Boer War to World War: Tactical Reform of the British Army, 1902–1914

Spencer Jones - History - 2013 - 312 pages
The British Expeditionary Force at the start of World War I was tiny by the standards of the other belligerent powers. Yet, when deployed to France in 1914, it prevailed ...
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