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Diamonds of War [electronic resource]

National Geographic Television & Film
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
The diamond trade generates hundreds of millions of dollars per year and, according to many experts, has financed armed conflicts in Sierra Leone, Angola, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This program follows National Geographic Magazine writer Andrew Cockburn and photographer Teun Voeten as they examine the global traffic in diamonds and its sweeping effects on culture, history, and society.
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56 min.
11 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 21, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Dark Side of Diamonds (2:24)
  • Fragile Peace in Freetown (2:01)
  • Remembering War in Sierra Leone (1:56)
  • Remembering Victims of War in Sierra Leone (2:24)
  • Amputees: Modern Symbol of Sierra Leone (2:33)
  • Problem in the Diamond Industry (2:53)
  • Kimberley Process Sanctions (3:41)
  • Inside Diamond Mines (2:45)
  • Harsh Reality of Diamond Mining (2:33)
  • Diamonds Stores in Sierra Leone (1:27)
  • Diamond Trade: Kenema, Sierra Leone (4:24)
  • Mining Diamonds is Devil's Work (3:19)
  • Diamond Divers Camp (3:06)
  • Diamond Runners' Highway (2:48)
  • Dangerous Diamond Deals (2:48)
  • Antwerp, Belgium: Diamond Destination (1:57)
  • Diamond Business Traditions (2:21)
  • Self Regulation in Diamond Industry (1:47)
  • Secrecy of Diamond Industry (2:53)
  • Many Facets of Diamond Industry (2:59)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2002.
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40748 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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