The Global Coffee Economy in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, 1500-1989

The Global Coffee Economy in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, 1500-1989

by William Gervase Clarence-Smith
     
 

This 2003 volume analyzes the markets, societies, technology and colonial cultures involved in the coffee economy.See more details below

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This 2003 volume analyzes the markets, societies, technology and colonial cultures involved in the coffee economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521521727
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: Coffee and Global Development Steven Topik and William Gervase Clarence-Smith; Part II. Origins of the World Coffee Economy: 1. The integration of the world coffee market Steven Topik; 2. Coffee in the Red Sea area from the 16th to the 19th century Michel Tuchscherer; 3. The origins and development of coffee production in Réunion and Madagascar, 1711–1960 Gwyn Campbell; 4. The coffee crisis in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific, 1870–1914 William Gervase Clarence-Smith; 5. The historical construction of quality and competitiveness: a preliminary discussion of coffee commodity chains Mario Samper K.; Part III. Peasants: Race, Gender, and Property: 6. Coffee cultivation in Java, 1830–1907 M. R. Fernando; 7. Labor, race and gender on the coffee plantations in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), 1834–80 Rachel Kurien; 8. Coffee and indigenous labor in Guatemala, 1871–1980 David McCreery; 9. Patriarchy from above, patriarchy from below, debt peonage on Nicaraguan coffee estates, 1870–1930 Elizabeth Dore; 10. Small farmers and coffee in Nicaragua Julie Charlip; Part IV. Coffee, Politics, and State Building: 11. Coffee and recolonization of Highland Chiapas, Mexico: Indian communities and plantation labor, 1892–1912 Jan Rus; 12. Comparing coffee production in Cameroon and Tanzania, c.1900 to 1960s: land, labor and politics Andreas Eckert; 13. Smaller is better: a consensus of peasants and bureaucrats in colonial Tanganyika Kenneth Curtis; 14. On paths not taken: commercial capital and coffee production in Costa Rica Lowell Gudmundson; 15. Coffee and development of the Rio de Janeiro economy: 1888–1920 Hildete Pereira de Melo; Part V. Conclusion: New Propositions and a Research Agenda Steven Topik and William Gervase Clarence-Smith.

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