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Rare earth minerals, technology metals and extractive landscapes in North Korea's web of political life

Winstanley-Chesters, Robert


This paper examines a moment, using material sourced from within the United States National Archives, Record Group 242, in which North Korea’s spaces and geographies of mineralogical knowledge and extraction, particulary those of Rare Earth minerals and technology metals used for the most part for war and military capacity were reconfigured at the behest of a nexus of local, geo-political and ideological interests. Documentary and Cartographic material sourced from Pyongyang’s Mining/Resource...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: The Extractive Industries and Society
DOI: 10.1016/j.exis.2017.12.011


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