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The last empire : De Beers, diamonds and the world

Author: Stefan Kanfer; De Beers Consolidated Mines.
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the diamond rush that transformed Johannes De Beer's humble 19th-century South African farmstead into an exotic Klondike. Kanfer recounts the rise of wild frontier towns like New Rush (now  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Oppenheim family.; Oppenheim family.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Kanfer; De Beers Consolidated Mines.
ISBN: 034053382X 9780340533826
OCLC Number: 59927544
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 409 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Stefan Kanfer.

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