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Taste of Many Mountains

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ISBN-10: 1401689922

ISBN-13: 9781401689926

Edition: 2014

Authors: Bruce Wydick

List price: $19.99
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Description:

A research trip to Guatemala illuminates truths both intimate and global for three young travelers.The graduate students arrived in Guatemala energized and ready to take on the world. They planned to follow the path of coffee beans from a peasant coffee-growing community in the western highlands through the chain of buyers, co-ops, exporters, and roasters, all the way to a café in San Francisco.As the students investigate the profit made at every link in the coffee chain, they confront a series of unexpected events that illuminate globalization in surprising ways. They befriend a coffee-growing peasant family who recounts their family stories of fortune and tragedy wrought by coffee over…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 8/12/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

BRUCE WYDICK is professor of economics and international studies at the University of San Francisco. He has published academic articles in leading economics journals and was the lead investigator of the worldwide impact study of Compassion International's child sponsorship program.