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Broken Village Coffee, Migration, and Globalization in Honduras

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ISBN-10: 0801477298

ISBN-13: 9780801477294

Edition: 2011

Authors: C. Sinyai, Daniel R. Reichman

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In The Broken Village, Daniel R. Reichman tells the story of a remote village in Honduras that transformed almost overnight from a sleepy coffee-growing community to a hotbed of undocumented migration to and from the United States. The small village—called here by the pseudonym La Quebrada—was once home to a thriving coffee economy. Recently, it has become dependent on migrants working in distant places like Long Island and South Dakota, who live in ways that most Honduran townspeople struggle to comprehend or explain. Reichman explores how the new "migration economy" has upended cultural ideas of success and failure, family dynamics, and local politics. During his time in La Quebrada,…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 10/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Daniel R. Reichman is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Rochester.