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Consuming the Congo: War and Conflict Minerals in the World's Deadliest Place

Consuming the Congo: War and Conflict Minerals in the World's Deadliest Place

by Peter Eichstaedt

Editeur : Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781569763100
Broché: 272
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Taille du fichier: 7 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-05-21
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Every time you use a cell phone or log on to a computer, you could be contributing to the death toll in the bloodiest, most violent region in the world: the eastern Congo. Rich in “conflict minerals”--valuable resources mined in the midst of armed conflict and egregious human rights abuses--this remote and lawless land is home to deposits of gold and diamonds as well as coltan, tin, and tungsten, all critical to cell phones, computers, and other popular electronics. In Consuming the Congo, veteran journalist and author Peter Eichstaedt goes into these killing fields to find what is behind the bloodshed, hearing the stories of those who live this ...