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We eat the mines and the mines eat us : dependency and exploitation in Bolivian tin mines

Author: June C Nash
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed]View all editions and formats
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This account of life in the Bolivian tin mines has been revised to include a new preface by the author that brings the text up to date. It addresses new issues in anthropology and recounts the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: June C Nash
ISBN: 0231080506 9780231080507 0231080514 9780231080514
OCLC Number: 816108827
Notes: Originally published: 1979.
Description: xxxix, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Miners' History; Belief and Behaviour in Family Life; Community Integration and Worker Solidarity; The Natural and the Supernatural Order; Conditions of Work in the Mine; Wages, Prices, and the Accumulation of Capital in Mining; Labour Conflict and Unionization; Community and Class Consciousness.
Responsibility: June Nash ; with a new preface by the author.

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