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Diamonds in the Rough Corporate Paternalism and African Professionalism on the Mines of Colonial Angola, 1917-1975

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ISBN-10: 0821421344

ISBN-13: 9780821421345

Edition: 2015

Authors: Todd Cleveland

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Diamonds in the Rough explores the lives of African laborers on Angola’s diamond mines from the commencement of operations in 1917 to the colony’s independence from Portugal in 1975. The mines were owned and operated by the Diamond Company of Angola, or Diamang, which enjoyed exclusive mining and labor concessions granted by the colonial government. Through these monopolies, the company became the most profitable enterprise in Portugal’s African empire. After a tumultuous initial period, the company’s mines and mining encampments experienced a remarkable degree of stability, in striking contrast to the labor unrest and ethnic conflicts that flared in other regions. Even during the Angolan…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 7/15/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.474