When Banana Was King

by Leslie Gordon Goffe
When Banana Was King
  • ISBN-13: 9789768202239
  • Author(s): Leslie Gordon Goffe
  • Subject: History
  • Publisher: Lmh Publishing
  • Imprint: Lmh Publishing
  • Publication Date: 02-11-2006
  • Format: p/b

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Alfred Goffe was an extraordinary figure. He was a hotelier, a shipping tycoon and a pioneer in the export of bananas and other fruits to the US - a black man making an indelible mark on the shipping business at a time when black people were only a few years out of slavery. Along with his brothers, Goffe helped to make the Jamaican banana industry into the world leader of its type. Now his remarkable story is told for the first time.
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Alfred Goffe was an extraordinary figure. He was a hotelier, a shipping tycoon and a pioneer in the export of bananas and other fruits to the US - a black man making an indelible mark on the shipping business at a time when black people were only a few years out of slavery. Along with his brothers, Goffe helped to make the Jamaican banana industry into the world leader of its type. Now his remarkable story is told for the first time.

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