[Chris van Rensburg Publications] – The Mineral potential and Mining development in the Black Homelands of South Africa


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(Johannesburg: Chris van Rensburg Publications, 1977)

Folio; original white papered boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 127; colour maps; colour photographs; advertisements. Dustwrapper sunned rubbed and somewhat edgeworn; some foxing to boards and prelims. Good. The South African government is committed to a policy of sovereign independence for the Black homelands within the borders of South Africa. … To provide the best possible economic base for the rapid political development of the Black homelands the government some years ago initiated a programme of physical development in the homelands in partnership with their inhabitants. … This book tells the story of these mineral resources and the development progress achieved so far. Factual and unembellished by rhetoric the text tells a story of quiet perseverance and some remarkable achievements. The value of the book is enhanced by the inclusion of 10 full-colour maps 27 full-colour photographs and several tables and diagrams.””