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Engineering inter-imperialism: American miners and the transformation of global mining, 1871-1910

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This article examines the transnational circulation of American mine engineers between the United States, southern Africa, and the Americas in the late nineteenth century. Technology and knowledge was diffused worldwide with the circulation of American engineers who styled themselves as expert race managers as they compared the labour practices of mines across the world. The article's focus is the extension of the United States' global footprint to South Africa, where an expatriate 'colony' o...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S1740022814000369

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Journal of Global History More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
53-76
Publication date:
2015-03-01
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EISSN:
1740-0236
ISSN:
1740-0228
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pubs:509276
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uuid:090e3931-4a57-41c7-b484-5852c82cbdec
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pubs:509276
Source identifiers:
509276
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2015-10-13

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