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Bacardi : the hidden war

Author: Hernando Calvo Ospina
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st English language edView all editions and formats
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'Bacardi' looks behind the image and offers a critical investigation of the commercial and political activities of the Bacardi empire. The text serves as case study of how multinationals act for political as well as economic interests.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Calvo Ospina, Hernando, 1961-
Bacardi.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001006330
(OCoLC)48163295
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hernando Calvo Ospina
ISBN: 9781783718948 1783718943
OCLC Number: 606874916
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 127 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ch. 1. The Bacardí-Bouteiller Company --
ch. 2. Expansion and prelude to departure --
ch. 3. Bacardí leaves Cuba before the revolution --
ch. 4. The CIA, the businessman and the terrorists --
ch. 5. From violence to the lobby --
ch. 6. Reagan breeds a monster --
ch. 7. The CANF and the shareholders --
ch. 8. Two wars and their accomplices --
ch. 9. The Torricelli-Graham Act --
ch. 10. The absurd: the Helms-Burton Act --
ch. 11. 'The Bacardí Claims Act' --
ch. 12. Market 'wars' --
ch. 13. More than a rum 'war' --
ch. 14. Cuba's 'transition' and 'reconstruction.'
Other Titles: Ron Bacardi.
Responsibility: Hernando Calvo Ospina ; translated by Stephen Wilkinson and Alasdair Holden ; preface by James Petras.

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