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Author Colby, Jason M
Title The Business of Empire : United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011
©2013
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (289 pages)
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Series The United States in the World
The United States in the World
Note Intro -- The Business of Empire -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I. Foundations of Empire -- 1. Enterprise and Expansion, 1848-1885 -- 2. Joining the Imperial World, 1885-1904 -- Part II. Race and Labor -- 3. Corporate Colonialism, 1904-1912 -- 4. Divided Workers, 1912-1921 -- Part III. Imperial Transitions -- 5. The Rise of Hispanic Nationalism, 1921-1929 -- 6. Reframing the Empire, 1929-1940 -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Colby provides new insight into the role of transnational capital, labor migration, and racial nationalism in shaping U.S. expansion into Central America and the greater Caribbean
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Colby, Jason M. The Business of Empire : United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America Ithaca : Cornell University Press,c2011 9780801449154
Subject United Fruit Company -- History.;Industrial relations -- Central America -- History.;Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States.;United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America.;Central America -- Commerce -- United States -- History.;United States -- Commerce -- Central America -- History.;Central America -- Race relations -- History
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