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Testimony On United States-South African Relations, Alvin W. Wolfe May 1966

Testimony On United States-South African Relations, Alvin W. Wolfe

Anthropology Faculty Publications

In my testimony before the US House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Africa (Tuesday, May 17, 1966, Committee on Foreign Affairs) I detailed some of the financial networks at work in US - South African relationships. The subcommittee met at 2 :30 p.m., in room 2200, Rayburn House Office Building, the Hon. Benjamin S. Rosenthal (acting chairman) presiding.


Capital And The Congo, Alvin W. Wolfe Jan 1966

Capital And The Congo, Alvin W. Wolfe

Anthropology Faculty Publications

Describes ways in which the "Congo Economy" was completely embedded within the supranational system. Shows how the firm, Societe General de Belgique, "cam to control a much larger segment of Congo industry than their risk, in terms of actual capital investment, warranted" (p.368). In consequence, "this Belgian company is in a stronger position than its investment warrants in the supranational system of mining enterprises that involves such giants as Tanganyika Concessions, Rhodesian Selection Trust, De Beers Consolidated Mines, Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa, and the British South Africa company" (p. 368).


The African Mineral Industry: Evolution Of A Supranational Level Of Integration, Alvin W. Wolfe Oct 1963

The African Mineral Industry: Evolution Of A Supranational Level Of Integration, Alvin W. Wolfe

Anthropology Faculty Publications

First publication in which the development of a supranational system is recognized as a major evolutionary saltation. The authors writings along this line upset American financial interests and the United States government which were at the time obsessed with the "Cold War." On April 4, 1963, the New York Times reported that a leading American industrialist, Clarence Randall, had denounced me for what he called "a scandalous attack" against the mining industry of Southern Africa and by implication the entire mining industry of the West.


The Team Rules Mining In Southern Africa, Alvin W. Wolfe Jan 1962

The Team Rules Mining In Southern Africa, Alvin W. Wolfe

Anthropology Faculty Publications

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