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Mercury, Mining, and Empire: The Human and Ecological Cost by Nicholas A. Robins

By Nicholas A. Robins

On the root of an exam of the colonial mercury and silver construction methods and similar exertions structures, Mercury, Mining, and Empire explores the consequences of mercury pollutants in colonial Huancavelica, Peru, and Potosí, in present-day Bolivia. The e-book offers a multifaceted and interwoven story of what colonial exploitation of indigenous peoples and assets left in its wake. it's a socio-ecological historical past that explores the poisonous interrelationships among mercury and silver construction, city environments, and the folk who lived and labored in them. Nicholas A. Robins tells the tale of ways local peoples within the area have been conscripted into the noxious ranks of foot infantrymen of proto-globalism, and the way their destiny, and that in their groups, was—and nonetheless is—chained to it.

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