Book List

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Changing Big Business: The Globalisation of the Fair Trade Movement
Anna Hutchens

Using original, in-depth empirical data, Anna Hutchens develops several new approaches to understanding power, governance and social change across the broad interdisciplinary fields of development, economics and politics.

Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao
Cameron L. McNeil

Cacao was used by many cultures in the pre-Columbian Americas as an important part of rituals associated with birth, coming of age, marriage, and death, and was strongly linked with concepts of power and rulership.

Chocolate Nations: Living and Dying for Cocoa in West Africa
Órla Ryan

From the thousands of children who work on plantations to the smallholders who harvest the beans, Chocolate Nations reveals the hard economic realities of our favourite sweet.

Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light
Mort Rosenblum

In this scintillating narrative, acclaimed foodie Mort Rosenblum delves into the complex world of chocolate.

Coffee and Community: Maya Farmers and Fair-Trade Markets
Sarah Lyon

This ethnographic analysis of fair-trade coffee focuses on La Voz Que Clama en el Desierto-a cooperative in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala-and its relationships with coffee roasters, importers, and certifiers in the United States.

Coffee: A Dark History
Antony Wild

From obscure beginnings in East Africa in the fifteenth century as a stimulant in religious devotion, coffee became an imperial commodity, produced by poor tropical countries and consumed by rich temperate ones.

Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America
Christopher Bacon, Ernesto Mendez, Steven Gliessman, D. Goodman, and Jonathan Fox

The book presents a series of interdisciplinary, empirically rich case studies showing how small-scale farmers manage ecosystems and organize collectively as they seek useful collaborations with international NGOs and coffee companies to create opportunities for themselves in the coffee market.

Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber
Stephen Yafa

Ranging from its domestication 5,500 years ago to its influence in creating Calvin Klein's empire and the Gap, Stephen Yafa's Cotton gives us an intimate look at the plant that fooled Columbus into thinking he'd reached India, that helped start the Industrial Revolution as well as the Am