The book is bound in green cloth-covered boards with gilt title on the spine. The DJ has photo of banana boat on the front. Book has light edge wear and previous owner's name on ffep as only defects to note. The DJ has edge wear, rubs and small chipping at corners and top of spine. The history of Standard Fruit and Steamship Company with its beginning by four improverished Italian immigrants in 1899 and growing into a business that overtook its major competitor United Fruit in the 1960s. International intrigue; World War I & II; anarchy; social revolution in Mexico; Depression and disease are seen in the history of this company. Black and white photos, illustrations and maps. 332 pages including the Index. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Tropical Enterprise: The Standard Fruit and ...
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication Date: 1978
Book Condition: VG
Edition: First Edition
Book Description Louisiana State University Press. Book Condition: Good. A sound copy with only light wear. Overall a solid copy at a great price! All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Before placing your order for please contact us for confirmation on the book's binding. Check out our other listings to add to your order for discounted shipping. Bookseller Inventory # BOS-A-12d-0000036