Blood diamonds : tracing the deadly path of the world's most precious stones / Greg Campbell

Author(s): Campbell, Greg
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Subjects: Diamond industry and trade--Social aspects--Sierra Leone
Diamond miners--Crimes against--Sierra Leone
Diamond industry and trade--Corrupt practices
Sierra Leone--History--Civil War, 1991-2002
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Boulder] : Westview Press, c2002
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xxv, 251 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Glossary
Prologue: Impact: The Price of Diamonds
1. From Pits of Despair to Altars of Love: Kenema, Sierra Leone 1
2. Diamond Junction: A Smuggler's Paradise: Freetown, Sierra Leone 25
3. The Gun Runners: From Tongo to Tiffany's: Monrovia, Liberia 59
4. Death by Diamonds: Operation No Living Thing: Freetown, Sierra Leone 79
5. The Syndicate: A Diamond Is Forever: London 99
6. Waging Peace: Taking the Conflict out of "Conflict Diamonds": Makeni, Sierra Leone 139
7. The Way Station: Next Stop, Liberia: Kailahun, Sierra Leone 165
8. "The Base": Osama's War Chest: West Africa, Afghanistan, New York 183
9. The Rough Road Ahead: Mining for Peace: Freetown, Sierra Leone 203
Epilogue 213
Acknowledgments 227
Notes 231
Index 239
Notes: LCCN: 2002004931
ISBN: 0813339391 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-237) and index
Contents: 1. From pits of despair to altars of love : Kenema, Sierra Leone -- 2. Diamond junction : a smuggler's paradise : Freetown, Sierra Leone -- 3. The gun runners : from Tongo to Tiffany's : Monrovia, Liberia -- 4. Death by diamonds : Operation no living thing : Freetown, Sierra Leone -- 5. The syndicate : a diamond is forever : London -- 6. Waging peace : taking the conflict out of "conflict diamonds" : Makeni, Sierra Leone -- 7. The way station : next stop, Liberia : Kailahun, Sierra Leone -- 8. "The base" : Osama's war chest : West Africa, Afghanistan, New York -- 9. The rough road ahead : mining for peace : Freetown, Sierra Leone
OCLC Number: 49566172
ISBN/ISSN: 0813339391