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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 32.99
This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery's integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, Dale W. Tomich reinterprets the development of the world economy through the "prism of slavery." Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history,... more...
- Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 21.99
In Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa, Catherine Higgs traces the early-twentieth-century journey of the Englishman Joseph Burtt to the Portuguese colony of São Tomé and Príncipe?the chocolate islands?through Angola and Mozambique, and finally to British Southern Africa. Burtt had been hired by the chocolate firm Cadbury Brothers... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00
This dictionary is a compilation of historical occupational titles in the German language drawn from diverse economic sectors and regions, presented in a linguistic context with definitions, expert references, etymologies, as well as family names. It will thus be a key source in cultural and linguistic history and an essential tool for... more...
- Berghahn Books 2004; US$ 39.95
General Motors, the largest corporation on earth today, has been the owner since 1929 of Adam Opel AG, Russelsheim, the maker of Opel cars. Ford Motor Company in 1931 built the Ford Werke factory in Cologne, now the headquarters of European Ford. In this book, historians tell the astonishing story of what happened at Opel and Ford Werke under the... more...
- International Labour Office 2015; US$ 20.00
L’objectif du présent guide des ressources est de renforcer les capacités des mandants de l’OIT et des décideurs en matière de formulation de politiques de l’emploi. Sous l’effet de la crise financière et économique mondiale de 2008 et des taux très élevés de chômage... more...
- International Labour Office 2014; US$ 15.00
Cette présentation des résultats de la coopération au développement de l'OIT pour 2012 et 2013 reflète des changements dans la nature des interventions de l'Organisation ainsi qu'une augmentation de la reconnaissance de la valeur du travail décent. Elle met en avant quelques résultats... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 46.00
This unique volume combines chapters containing a multidisciplinary academic analysis of the causes of the continued existence of contemporary forms of slavery, such as globalization, poverty and migration with empirical chapters on trafficking, domestic migrant workers, bonded labour and child labour in Asia, Latin America and Africa. It provides... more...
- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 34.00
The apprentice system in colonial America began as a way for young men to learn valuable trade skills from experienced artisans and mechanics and soon flourished into a fascinating and essential social institution. Benjamin Franklin got his start in life as an apprentice, as did Mark Twain, Horace Greeley, William Dean Howells, William Lloyd Garrison,... more...