On the Mines is a re-designed and expanded version of David Goldblatt's influential book of 1973. Goldblatt grew up in the South African town of Randfontein, which was shaped by the social culture and financial success of the gold mines surrounding it. When these mines started to fail in the mid-sixties Goldblatt began taking photos of them, which form the basis of On the Mines. The book features an essay on the human and political dimensions of mining in South Africa by Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, whose writing has ...

On the Mines 2012, Steidl Dap

ISBN-13: 9783869304915

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On the mines 1973, C. Struik, Cape Town

ISBN-13: 9780869770290

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