South Africa's Strategic Minerals: Pieces on a Continental Chessboard

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South Africa's Strategic Minerals: Pieces on a Continental Chessboard

By W. C. J. van Rensburg and D. A. Pretorius
Foreign Affairs Association, 1977
156 pp. $13.76
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This glossy semi-official review of South Africa's minerals position reiterates its main theme from a number of ingeniously differentiated angles: South Africa's mineral resources, though presently a Western asset, are in ominous proximity to the maw of the Russian bear.