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Banana cowboys : the United Fruit Company and the culture of corporate colonialism / James W. Martin.

Author/creator Martin, James W., 1972- author.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Description1 online resource (x, 252 pages)
Supplemental Content ProQuest Ebook Central
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction: ways of living, ways of knowing -- From scramblers for fruit to banana empire, 1870-1930 -- Tropical vexations -- Corporate welfarism meets the tropics -- Wandering foci of infection -- Becoming banana cowboys -- Serving science on the side -- Conclusion.
Abstract This study of the United Fruit Company shows how the business depended on these complicated employees, especially on acclimatizing them to life as tropical Americans.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionOnline resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 01, 2018).
Issued in other formPrint version: Martin, James W., 1972- Banana cowboys. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2018] 9780826359421
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2017035240
ISBN9780826359438 (electronic book)
ISBN0826359434 (electronic book)
ISBN(printed case ; alkaline paper)

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