The banana : empires, trade wars, and globalization / James Wiley

Author(s): Wiley, James
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Subjects: Banana trade
Banana trade--Latin America
Banana trade--Caribbean Area
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008
Series: At table
At table series
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xxv, 278 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2007042152
ISBN: 9780803215771 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0803215770 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-267) and index
Contents: The creation of the banana empire, 1900-1930 -- The empire challenged, 1930-74 -- The end of splendid isolation, 1974-93 -- Peasant farmer societies : commonwealth Caribbean bananas -- Belize, Suriname, and the French West Indies : on the margins of the Caribbean -- The single European market and the Western Hemisphere's Banana industries -- Neocolonialism encounters the free trade imperative -- The World Trade Organization and the banana trade -- The U.S.-EU banana war heats up -- Pursuit of an elusive goal -- Implications for the future
OCLC Number: 174134194
ISBN/ISSN: 9780803215771
0803215770