Favored flowers : culture and economy in a global system /

Cultural history of the flower trade in New York City and the transformation of the cut-flower industry into a global commodity system.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ziegler, Catherine (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series:E-Duke books scholarly collection.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Tastes, traditions, and trade, 1870-1970
  • Favored flowers : growers and traders, 1870-1970
  • Fresh flowers : global flower growing, 1970-2005
  • State and structure : floriculture in a global system
  • Cultivating the global garden : local growers in a global system
  • Specialty and abundance : middlemen in a changing system
  • Risk and relationships : middlemen strategies
  • Self and signs : flower consumers.