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- Bnei Baruch, Laitman Kabbalah 2014; US$ 4.99
Like a Bundle of Reeds explains why unity and mutual responsibility can heal our society and mitigate anti-Semitism. Using numerous quotes and references from Jewish sages and historians, the author sheds light on some of the Jews? most daunting and mystifying questions: What is our role on this planet? Are we truly ?the chosen people?? If we are,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
For the first time, this book provides the global history of labor in Central Eurasia, Russia, Europe, and the Indian Ocean between the sixteenth and the twentieth centuries. It contests common views on free and unfree labor, and compares the latter to many Western countries where wage conditions resembled those of domestic servants. This gave rise... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 60.00
Most histories of the Civil War era portray the struggle over slavery as a conflict that exclusively pitted North against South, free labor against slave labor, and black against white. In Freedom's Frontier , Stacey L. Smith examines the battle over slavery as it unfolded on the multiracial Pacific Coast. Despite its antislavery constitution,... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Based on thorough documentary research in archives and newspapers, Workers in Bondage begins with the origins of servitude during the convict era in Queensland before its separation from New South Wales in 1859. The study then focuses in on Queensland?s Pacific Islander labor force, examining the reconstruction of the Queensland sugar industry after... more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 15.00
The fishing sector is an important source of employment, income and food production for many countries. But there are serious incidents of abuse in some fisheries and fishing vessels. By Beate Andrees, head of the ILOs Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 32.95
In 1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt created America's first domestic national service program: the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). As part of this program?the largest and most highly esteemed of its kind?nearly three million unemployed men worked to rehabilitate, protect, and build the nation's natural resources. It demonstrated what citizens... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95
This collection of essays examines the different forms of unfree labour that contributed to the development of the Atlantic world and, by extension, the debates and protests that emerged concerning labour servitude and the abolition of slavery in the West. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
In Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery, Siddharth Kara conducted one of the most comprehensive, systematic accounts of the global sex-trafficking industry. His book became a widely consulted resource not only for its uncommon revelations into an unconscionable business but also for its detailed analysis of the trade?s immense economic... more...