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Slaves and Diamonds: Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
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Language(s): English

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Diamantina
Latin America and the Caribbean

Diamantina, a colonial village set like a jewel in a necklace of inhospitable rocky mountains, recalls the exploits of diamond prospectors in the 18th century and testifies to the triumph of human cultural and artistic endeavour over the environment.

Place/country: Brazil,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:33
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:1999

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