The Diamond Trade

The Diamond Trade

by Lillian E. Forman

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Essential Viewpoints examines critical debates occurring today, including the legislation that has shaped the issue as well as the numerous sides of each argument.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616135201
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Essential Viewpoints Series: Set 5
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Beauty and Conflict 6

Chapter 2 The History of Diamonds 14

Chapter 3 Supply and Demand 22

Chapter 4 Protecting the Environment 30

Chapter 5 Diamond Workers in Africa 40

Chapter 6 Improving Africa's Economy 50

Chapter 7 Stopping Blood Diamonds 60

Chapter 8 Problems with Diamonds Worldwide 70

Chapter 9 Alternative Diamonds 80

Chapter 10 Control and Consumption 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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