The Caribbean Banana Trade

From Colonialism to Globalization

  • Peter Clegg

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

About this book


The Caribbean banana trade is a controversial issue within international affairs. Peter Clegg investigates the complex political relationships between the traditional actors in the trade and how the issues of colonialism and globalization have shaped their interactions. He presents a detailed analysis of the development of the Caribbean banana trade and analyzes why the influence and importance of the traditional actors within the trade has diminished over the last thirty years.


colonialism competition Europe globalization

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  • Peter Clegg
    • 1
  1. 1.University of the West of EnglandBristolUK

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