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In the Shadows of State and Capital

The United Fruit Company, Popular Struggle, and Agrarian Restructuring in Ecuador, 1900-1995 (American Encounters/Global Interactions)

by Steve Striffler

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Pacific Coast,
  • Ecuador,
  • Political activity,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Land reform,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Employees,
  • Industries - Agribusiness,
  • Anthropology/Ethnography,
  • Latin American Studies,
  • Political Science/General and,
  • Peasantry,
  • Corporate & Business History - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Banana trade,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9872629M
    ISBN 100822328631
    ISBN 109780822328636

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In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry. Providing an ethnographic history of the emergence of subcontracting within Latin American agriculture and of the central role played by class conflict in this process, Steve Striffler looks at the quintessential form of twentieth-century U.S.

imperialism in the region—the banana industry Cited by:   Winner of the Presidents Award of the Social Science History AssociationIn the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry/5(17).

In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry.

Providing an ethnographic history of the emergence of subcontracting within Latin American agriculture and of the central role played by class conflict in this process, Steve Striffler looks at the quintessential form of twentieth-century U.S.

imperialism in the region—the banana industry 5/5(1). In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry.

Providing an ethnographic history of the emergence of subcontracting within Latin American agriculture and of the central role played by class conflict in this process, Steve Striffler looks at the quintessential form of twentieth-century U.S. imperialism in the region—the banana industry.

In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry.

“In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained and then lost control of the banana industry.

It looks at the quintessential form of 20th-century U.S. imperialism in the region—the banana industry and in particular, the United Fruit Company (Chiquita), and how popular struggle brought transformation and change.”Author: Steve Striffler.

In the Shadows of State and Capital: In the Shadows of State and Capital book United Fruit Company, Popular Struggle, and Agrarian Restructuring in Ecuador. A social history the Hacienda Tenguel and the surrounding south coast peasant communities (the epicenter of Ecuador's world-leading banana industry), Striffler's In the Shadows of State and Capital covers most of the twentieth century.

He sets out to answer two fundamental questions: "How did one system of producing and marketing bananas (large foreign-owned enclaves) give way to. In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry.

Providing an ethnographic history of the emergence of subcontracting within Latin American agriculture and of the central role played by class conflict in this process, Steve Striffler looks at the quintessential form of twentieth-century U.S. imperialism in the Brand: Duke University Press. In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry.

Providing an ethnographic history of the emergence of subcontracting within Latin American agriculture and of the central role played by class conflict in this process, Steve Striffler looks at the quintessential form of twentieth-century U.S.

imperialism in the region—the Price: $   In the Shadows of the State is a simple, engaging, and beautifully written book that makes a significant and original contribution to the global literature on the politics and practice of indigeneity, and to the rich body of critical geographical and anthropological research on tribal life and politics in Jharkhand and eastern India/5(2).

In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry. Providing an ethnographic history of the emergence of subcontracting within Latin American agriculture and of the central role played by class conflict in this process, Steve Striffler looks at the quintessential form of twentieth-century U.S.

imperialism in the region—the Brand: Duke University Press. Winner of the President's Award of the Social Science History AssociationIn the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry.

Providing an ethnographic history of the emergence of subcontracting within Latin American agriculture and of the central role played by class conflict in this process, Steve Striffler. Shadows of the State.

Tracking and mapping the covert radio stations used by intelligence agencies to communicate with their agents in the field. Includes 24 barcodes which open recordings of the stations when scanned. Published by Brave Books, designed by Tom Mrazauskas. Hard cover, case bound, 30 x 22cm, pages on uncoated paper.

Get this from a library. In the shadows of state and capital: the United Fruit Company, popular struggle, and agrarian restructuring in Ecuador, [Steve Striffler] -- A historical ethnography of the banana industry in Ecuador that demonstrates how capitalist.

In the Shadows of State and Capital tells the fascinating story of the contest between the United Fruit Company and Ecuadoran banana growers between and Rather than present a predictably heroic David-and-Goliath narrative, Striffler recounts the twists and turns of a year relationship that never followed a predetermined script, as the actors themselves were shaped Author: Mary Ann Mahony.

“In the Shadows of the State is a simple, engaging, and beautifully written book that makes a significant and original contribution to the global literature on the politics and practice of indigeneity, and to the rich body of critical geographical and anthropological research on tribal life and politics in Jharkhand and eastern India.

It Author: Shah, Alpa. In the shadows of state and capital: the United Fruit Company, popula-ExLibra ry Sign in to check out Check out as guest Adding to your cart The item you've selected was not added to your Rating: % positive. Steve Striffler Duke University Press It’s a David and Goliath story: how Ecuadorian peasants–some of the poorest, most powerless people in the world–took on a multinational corporate giant.

In the process, they changed the nature of agrarian economics throughout Latin America–first by gaining control of production and industry, then gradually by losing it. In the Shadows of State and Capital: The United Fruit Company, Popular Struggle, and Agrarian Restructuring in Ecuador, by Steve StrifflerAuthor: Elizabeth Oglesby.

Shadows of the State ( – ) The Cold War ended inbut it’s echoes are still heard today. Numbers stations are mysterious broadcasts of coded messages intended for undercover intelligence agents in enemy states, one such echo of the past.In The Shadows of State and Capital examines the shift in agricultural production on the Tenguel hacienda on the southern Ecuadorian coast from cacao in the early twentieth century to banana production under the United Fruit Company during mid-century to contract farming in the last part of the century.

Based largely on oral life histories, local "popular" archives, and company records, Steve .In the Shadows of the American Century persuasively argues for the inevitable decline of the American empire and the rise of r or not one is a believer in American power, the case that Alfred McCoy makes—that much of America’s decline is due to .