(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1994)

Document title

Hands for the coffee: migrants and western Venezuela's coffee production, 1870-1930

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)



The spread of coffee production triggered complex patterns of human migration. Andean peasants and others from Colombia spontaneously colonized extensive areas of the mid-slopes suitable for coffee production. These movements are analyzed through a systematic study of regional marriage records. The research underscores the ineffectiveness of government migration policies. Contrary to the dreams of Venezuela's liberal elite, the hands that built Andean coffee economy were not European


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1994, vol. 20, no1 [pp. 62-80]

Collation : Illustration ;



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