GLOBAL COFFEE ECONOMY IN AFRICA, ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA - 1500-1989

GLOBAL COFFEE ECONOMY IN AFRICA, ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA - 1500-1989

Coffee beans grown in Brazil, Colombia, Vietnam, or one of the other hundred producing lands on five continents remain a palpable and long-standing manifestation of globalization. For five hundred years coffee has been grown in tropical countries for consumption in temperate regions. This volume brings together scholars from nine countries who study coffee markets and societies over the last five centuries in fourteen countries on four continents and across the Indian and Pacific Oceans, with a special emphasis on the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The chapters analyse the creation and function of commodity, labour, and financial markets; the role of race, ethnicity, gender, and class in the formation of coffee societies; the interaction between technology and ecology; and the impact of colonial powers, nationalist regimes, and the forces of the world economy in the forging of economic development and political democracy.
Editora: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN: 0521818516
ISBN13: 9780521818513
Edição: 1ª Edição - 2003
Número de Páginas: 504
Acabamento: HARDCOVER
Formato: 15.00 x 22.60 cm.
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