Blood Diamonds book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First discovered in , the diamonds of Sierra Leone have funded. Blood Diamonds, Revised Edition: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones (): Greg Campbell: Books. Blood Diamonds: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones Paperback – February 5, First discovered in , the diamonds of Sierra Leone have funded one of the most savage rebel campaigns in modern history. These "blood diamonds" are smuggled out of West.

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Journalist Greg Campbell leads the reader down the international diamond trail Blood Diamonds and millions of other books are available for instant access. "Blood Diamonds by Greg Campbell is first-rate journalistic sleuthing, tracing the violence-soaked webs that link the legitimate diamond trade, shady dealers. Greg Campbell (born July 7, ) is an American journalist, documentary filmmaker and Blood Diamonds won the Colorado Non-Fiction Book of the year award in The book also served as the basis for the film Blood Diamond.

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It outlines in many layers the diamond industry, its history, and its relation to West Africa. I had no idea what to expect from the book, and was shocked to learn the horrid details and atrocities that have been occurring for decades there.

Obviously, like the bumper sticker says, "if you are not appalled, you Yes this is the book that the recent movie was based on. Obviously, like the bumper sticker says, "if you are not appalled, you are not paying attention.

Campbell shows how elite people literally fabricate the demand for diamonds, and its price points. Everyone seems to believe that diamonds are the most precious thing you can give a loved one. Why is that?

Have you ever wondered? Why is it better than any other gem or gift? The answers are very interesting, and are laid out in this book. When you learn the origins of many diamonds, the process they go through and the conditions of the people who mine them, you may want to return it.

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Campbell along with Scott Selby wrote Flawless: The book was published by Union Square Press in Flawless was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award in In , Sterling released Pot, Inc.: The book is a mix of a first-person journey into the world of medical marijuana and a discussion and analysis of marijuana cultivation, ethics, politics, and legality in the United States.

Campbell directed, co-wrote and produced a feature-length documentary about the life and legacy of his friend, late Getty Images photojournalist Chris Hondros , who was killed on April 20, , while covering the conflict in Libya. Campbell met Hondros in high school.

Campbell learned that Hondros had returned to Liberia to help Duo earn his high school and college education. The film was released in theaters on March 2, , and online on March 6, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Main article:Joanne rated it really liked it Nov 03, I could not put it down. Blood Diamonds, Revised Edition: Give them guns and they are going to become killing machines.

The primary combatants were members of the RUF - The Revolutionary United Front, an organization that does not really deserve the name. Initially it was able to recruit soldiers by a lofty goal, saying it was fighting for the citizens, for better conditions for all.

If I had any diamonds I wouldn't be able to keep them after this book.

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