northern rhodesia was a protectorate in south central africa formed in 1911 by amalgamating the two earlier protectorates of barotziland-north-western rhodesia and north-eastern rhodesia. it was initially administered as were the two earlier protectorates by the british south africa company (bsac) a chartered company on behalf of the british government.
copper mining was revived along lake superior about 1842 and made a sudden jump. the california gold fever of 1849 was the beginning of the search and procurement of that metal on a considerable scale. petroleum came prominently into notice for the first time in august 1859 when the drake well struck oil; and the comstock lode was discovered in nevada that same year and laid the foundation
a history of american mining. new york: mcgraw-hill 1932. e-mail citation » a triumphant account of us mining with a short section on the colonial period plus useful notes on 18th-century french and indigenous lead mining in the mississippi basin.
a history of mining in latin america is the result of two decades of research by kendall brown of brigham young university who in eight chapters compresses approximately 450 years of the history of the exploitation of mineral resources labor and technology in latin america. the nearly three centuries of spanish and portuguese colonial rule were based on the ruthless exploitation of
copper empire: mining and the colonial state in northern rhodesia … mining and the colonial state in northern rhodesia … the standard work on the economic history of the zambian copperbelt during the colonial era … »more detailed
american conquest offers plenty of single-player campaigns plus skirmish and multiplayer maps and a good history lesson to boot and it makes a great addition to any real-time strategy enthusiast
the compagnie des phosphates de gafsa (arabic: شركة فسفاط قفصة gafsa phosphate company) or cpg is a tunisian phosphate mining company based in gafsa formed in the late 19th century during the french colonial era and once the largest employer in the country.it was merged in 1994 with the groupe chimique tunisien (cgt) to form the cpg-cgt group.
a new cbs news poll shows a majority of americans have a pessimistic view about prospects for the environment with 57 percent believing it will be worse for the next generation. only 12 percent