Tshedeki Khama and Mining in Botswana: 1929-1959

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dc.contributor.author Crowder, Michael
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-03T11:24:02Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-03T11:24:02Z
dc.date.issued 2010-09-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/8599
dc.description African Studies Seminar series. Paper presented June, 1985 en_US
dc.description.abstract In 1966 when the Bechuanaland Protectorate became independent as the Republic of Botswana it was counted among the twenty poorest countries of the world. Its Gross Domestic Product at current prices was a mere £30 million. Its per capita income was under £60. Half its public expenditure was financed by Britain, its former colonial ruler. There were no all season roads and there seemed little future for a country that consisted largely of the Kalahari Desert. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries African Studies Institute;ISS 110
dc.subject Mines and mineral resources. Botswana en_US
dc.subject Botswana. Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject Khama, Tshekedi, 1905-1959 en_US
dc.subject Mineral industries. Botswana. History en_US
dc.subject British. Botswana. History en_US
dc.title Tshedeki Khama and Mining in Botswana: 1929-1959 en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US


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