Book ‘Cobalt’ by Charlie Angus

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Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower
The world is desperate for cobalt. It drives the proliferation of digital and clean technologies. But this “demon metal” has a horrific present and a troubled history. The modern search for cobalt has brought investors back to a small town in Northern Canada, a place called Cobalt. Like the demon metal, this town has a dark and turbulent history. The tale of the early-twentieth-century mining rush at Cobalt has been told as a settler’s adventure, but Indigenous people had already been trading in metals from the region for two thousand years. And the events that happened here — the theft of Indigenous lands, the exploitation of a multicultural workforce...
Publisher: House of Anansi Press (February 1, 2022)  Pages: ‎336 pages  ISBN-10: 1487009496  ISBN-13: 978-1487009496

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