Cultivating Coffee
The Farmers of Carazo, Nicaragua, 1880-1930


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Cultivating Coffee
The Farmers of Carazo, Nicaragua, 1880-1930

by Julie A. Charlip (Author)



ISBN: 9780896802278


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This study questions the idea that the introduction of coffee to Latin America forced most people to become landless proles working on large plantations. It suggests that small and medium-sized growers in Nicaragua were vital to the economy, constituting the farming and land-owning majority.

It also sheds new light on the controversy surrounding landholding in Nicaragua during the Sandinista revolution.


ISBN 896802272
ISBN13 9780896802278
Publisher Ohio University Monographs in International Studies
Format Paperback
Publication date 31/10/2002
Pages 312
Weight (grammes) 363
Published in United States
Height (mm) 210
Width (mm) 130