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  • Published: Edinburgh ; New York : [Berkeley, Calif.?] : Canongate ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2007.
  • Year Published: 2007
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Description: xv, 224 p. : map ; 21 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781841958811 :
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Bananas : how the United Fruit Company shaped the world

by Chapman, Peter.

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Call number: 338.1 Ch

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

Additional Details

Originally published as: Jungle capitalists.

Map on lining papers.

From the memory of men -- Lament for a dying fruit -- Roots of empire -- Monopoly -- The banana man -- Taming the enclave -- Banana republics -- On the inside -- Coup -- 'Betrayal' -- Decline and fall -- Old and dark forces -- Epilogue: United fruit world.

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