By Robin Gendron, Mats Ingulstad, Espen Storli
Because the key part in aluminum construction, bauxite has develop into essentially the most vital minerals of the final 100 years. to a few it introduced monetary and political virtue, yet for plenty of others, its improvement left a legacy of exploitation. Aluminum Ore explores the heritage of bauxite within the 20th century and the worldwide forces that this heritage represents, from its strategic improvement within the First global battle to its position within the globalization of markets as businesses from the northern hemisphere vied for the assets of the south. that includes essays via students from world wide, this wide-ranging assortment is a heritage of 1 crucial mineral and a brand new viewpoint on a time of change.
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63 The governor of the Gold Coast, after advice from London, turned down the application. ” British authorities did not have any title to the land and could not regulate who could acquire bauxite rights; the 40 Espen Storli colonial Supreme Court could only ascertain whether the terms of the concessions were fair. Other bauxite hunters did not have to go through the authorities but could go directly to the chiefs. This was the route followed by Sierragold Trust. This company was a curious mixture of business and politics.
Aluminum by Design (Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 2000); George David Smith, From Monopoly to Competition: The Transformations of 20 Mats Ingulstad, Espen Storli, and Robin S. , The World Aluminum Industry in a Changing Energy Era (Washington, DC: Resources for the Future, 1988); Donald Wallace, Market Control in the Aluminum Industry (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1937). 6 Although it is not notable for its brevity, the best description of bauxite, in terms of properties, processes, and usage, is Vincent Hill and Errol Sehnke, “Bauxite,” in Industrial Materials and Rocks: Commodities, Markets and Uses, ed.
Globalization: State of the Art and Perspectives (New York: Routledge, 2007). 14 See, for instance, Lucas Lixinski, “Constitutionalism and the Other: Multiculturalism and Indigeneity on Selected Latin American Countries,” Anuario Iberoamerican de Justicia Constitucional 14 (2010): 235-66. 15 Global value chains encompass the full range of activities required to bring a good or service from conception to disposal, generally carried out in intrafirm networks rather than in arm’s-length markets.