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  • Global histories of work


  • Eckert, Andreas, 1964- editor

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  • Berlin : De Gruyter Oldenbourg, [2016]


  • Why all the fuss about global labour history? / Andreas Eckert -- The globalization of labour history. The promise and challenges of global labour history / Marcel van der Linden ; Writing a global history of convict labour / Christian G. De Vito, Alex Lichtenstein ; Rethinking worlds of labour : Southern African labour history in international context / Philip Bonner, Jonathan Hyslop and Lucien van der Walt -- Varities of work. Workers in the world : Indian seafarers, c. 1870s-1940s / G. Balachandran ; Soldiering and working : almost the same? Reviewing practices in industry and the military in twentieth-century contexts / Alf Lüdtke ; Work : transformation of objects or interaction between subjects? / Gerd Spittler -- Dynamics of labour relations. The politics of ambiguity : conditional manumission, labor contracts, and slave emancipation in Brazil (1850s-1888) / Sidney Chalhoub ; Regulated informality : legal constructions of labour relations in colonial India 1814-1926 / Prabhu P. Mohapatra ; The legal status of labour from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century : Russia in a comparative European perspective / Alessandro Stanziani -- The end of wage labour? Wageless life / Michael Denning ; The problem with work / Kathie Weeks ; Reshaping the social contract : emerging relations between the state and informal labor in India / Rina Agarwala.


  • -  Convict labor--History
  • -  Labor unions and international relations
  • -  Labor unions--History
  • -  Labor--History
  • -  Work
  • -  Working class--History


  • -  Collection of texts published previously.
  • -  Includes bibliographical references.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.


  • 1 electronic resource (vi, 367 pages )

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  • HD4904

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  • 2020719190

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