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Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas

edited by Steve Striffler and Mark Moberg
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2003.
Language
English
Series
American Encounters/Global Interactions
ISBN
0822331594 (cloth : alk. paper), 0822331969 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The global banana trade / Laura T. Raynolds
  • Banana cultures : linking the production and consumption of export bananas / John Soluri
  • United Fruit Company in Latin America / Marcelo Bucheli
  • One hundred years of United Fruit Company letters / Philippe Bourgois
  • The limits of state sovereignty : colonial administrators, elites and the United Fruit Company in British Honduras / Mark Moberg
  • The logic of the enclave : United Fruit, popular struggle, and capitalist transformation in Ecuador / Steve Striffler
  • "The Macondo of Guatemala" : banana workers and national revolutions in Tiquisate, 1944-1954 / Cindy Forster
  • The threat of blackness to the mestizo nation : race and ethnicity in the Honduran banana economy, 1920s and 1930s / Dario Euraque
  • Discourses and counter-discourses on globalization and the St. Lucian banana industry / Karla Slocum
  • The St. Vincent Banana Growers' Association, contract farming, and the peasantry / Lawrence Grossman.
Description
viii, 364 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-360) and index.
Technical Details
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