||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.
||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 note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Source of description||Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 01, 2018).|
|Issued in other form||Print version: Martin, James W., 1972- Banana cowboys. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press,  9780826359421|
|ISBN||9780826359438 (electronic book)|
|ISBN||0826359434 (electronic book)|
|ISBN||(printed case ; alkaline paper)|