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Sheila Kohler
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Hurford, Elaine, Southern Africa Revealed: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, Bookworld Services, 2000.

Hurford's photographic journal of southern Africa includes photos of the distinctive landscapes, wildlife, and cultures in the five title nations. Each section also includes a short history of the region.

Kanfer, Stefan, The Last Empire: De Beers, Diamonds, and the World, Noonday Press, 1995.

In the late nineteenth century, diamond and gold discoveries in South Africa forever changed the landscape, economy, and culture. People came from all over the world seeking their fortunes and increasing the spread of colonialism in South Africa, and Africans flocked to the mines to find work. As production methods became more sophisticated, corporations were formed to attract international investors. The biggest of these, the De Beers Consolidated Mines, helped reinforce the types of racial segregation among its workforce that would set the stage for twentieth century apartheid. Kanfer gives the...

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