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In the Library: Articles

John, Angela V. "A new slavery: Angela V. John looks at the uncomfortably long & close links between slavery & the cocoa trade," History Today (6/2/02): 34.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Amoah, J.E.K. The Story of Cocoa, Coffee & Sheanut: Environmental Issues & Food Values (Accra: Jemre, 2000).

Arosemena Arosemena, Guillermo. El fruto de los dioses (Guayaquil: Graba, 1991).

Berry, Sara. Cocoa, Custom, & Socio-Economic Change in Rural Western Nigeria (Oxford: Clarendon, 1975).

__________. Fathers Work for their Sons: Accumulation, Mobility & Class Formation in an Extended Yoruba Community (Berkeley: U. of California, 1984).

Brenner, Joel Glen. The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey & Mars (NY: Random House, 1999).

Bright, Chris & Radhika Sarin. Venture Capitalism for a Tropical Forest: Cocoa in the Mata Atlantica (Washington: Worldwatch Institute, 2003).

Clarence-Smith, W.G. Cocoa & Chocolate, 1765-1914 (NY: Routledge, 2000).

Dand, Robin. The International Cocoa Trade (Cambridge: Woodhead, 1993).

Gervase, William (ed.) Cocoa Pioneer Fronts since 1800: The Role of Smallholders, Planters & Merchants (NY: St. Martin's 1996).

López Mendoza, Roberto. Cacao en Tabasco (Chapingo, Edo. de México: U. Autónoma de Chapingo, 1988).

Mikell, Gwendolyn. Cocoa & Chaos in Ghana (NY: Paragon House, 1989).

Rosenblum, Mort. Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark & Light (NY: North Point, 2005).

Scherr, Sara Jeannette. The Oil Syndrome & Agricultural Development: Lessons from Tabasco, Mexico (NY: Praeger, 1985).

ul-Haque, Irfan. Commodities under Neoliberalism: The Case of Cocoa (Geneva: UN, 2004).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Bitter Aftertaste" [2005], dir. Philip Thompson, ?m. Raises doubts about the impact of Fair Trade on poverty in poor cacao-producing countries.

"A Passion for Chocolate: The History of Our 2000-Year Obsession" [2002], dir. Merideth Dreiss, 60m.

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