The paths of coffee: A brief economic history of coffee in Colombia
AbstractThis paper develops a brief history of coffee in Colombia identifying the processes of change in the geography and populations. From the eighteenth to the twentieth century, coffee cultivation represented the basis of household income. Changes in rural and urban culture of the nineteenth century were influenced by the coffee trade, likewise the fundamental transformations of the Colombian economy during the first half of the twentieth century. The Colombian economy and the idiosyncrasy of its people still depend on coffee, especially in rural areas and the Andean ranges.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 33796.
Date of creation: Sep 2011
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Publication status: Published in Credencial Historia, Banco de la Republica IV.261(2011): pp. 1-16
Colombia; coffee; Latin America History; household income;
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