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Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas

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Over the past century, the banana industry has radically transformed Latin America and the Caribbean and become a major site of United States–Latin American interaction. Banana Wars is a history of the Americas told through the cultural, political, economic, and agricultural processes that brought bananas from the forests of Latin America and the Caribbean to the breakfast ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published November 20th 2003 by Duke University Press Books (first published 2003)
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I haven't read much non-fiction lately, overall, but this book has certainly pulled me back in. It's a fascinating glimpse of the social, environmental, economic, and political impact of an every day fruit that is largely taken for granted.
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