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Author Brown, Kendall W., 1949-
Title A history of mining in Latin America : from the colonial era to the present / Kendall W. Brown.
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  HD9537.B53 B76 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 257 p. : ill., maps, phot., charts ; 23 cm.
Series Diálogos series
Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-249) and index.
Contents The lure of gold, the wealth of silver -- Potosí and colonial Latin American mining -- Spanish and Portuguese colonialism and mining labor -- Workers' response to colonial mining -- New nations resurrect their mining industry -- The technological and social dimensions of modern mining -- Miners and revolution -- Mining, harmony, and the environment.
Subject Silver mines and mining -- Bolivia -- Potosí -- History.
Mines and mineral resources -- Latin America -- History.
ISBN 0826351069 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780826351067 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780826351074 (electronic)
0826351077 (electronic)
OCLC number 733937340