In this compelling history of the United Fruit Company, "Financial Times" writer Peter Chapman weaves a dramatic tale of big business, deceit, and violence, exploring the origins of arguably one of the most controversial global corporations ever, and the ways in which their pioneering example set the precedent for the institutionalized greed of today's multinational companies. The story has its source in United Fruit's nineteenth-century beginnings in the jungles of Costa Rica. What follows is a damning examination of the ...

Bananas: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World 2009, Canongate Us, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9781847671943

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Bananas!: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World 2008, Canongate Books, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9781841958811