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  • L’OIT en actionby ILO

    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...

  • Proletarier der "Achse"by Cesare Bermani; Sergio Bologna; Brunello Mantelli

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 140.00

    Proletarier der "Achse" : Sozialgeschichte der italienischen Fremdarbeit in NS-Deutschland 1937-1943 more...

  • Through the Prism of Slaveryby Dale W. Tomich

    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...

  • Unfree Labour in the Development of the Atlantic Worldby Paul E. Lovejoy; Nicholas Rogers

    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...

  • Workers in Bondageby Kay Saunders

    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...

  • Working for the Enemyby Reinhold Billstein; Karola Fings; Anita Kugler; Nicholas Levis

    Berghahn Books 2004; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Wörterbuch historischer Berufsbezeichnungenby Jakob Ebner

    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...

  • Apprenticeshipsby Catherine Dawson

    Kogan Page 2012; US$ 19.95

    Apprenticeships is a complete guide containing frequently asked questions from students, parents and job-seekers. It's packed with quotations, case studies, useful advice, practical checklists, self-assessment questionnaires and also includes a list of useful websites and organisations. more...

  • Bondageby Alessandro Stanziani

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Bonded Laborby Siddharth Kara

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 24.99

    Siddharth Kara?s Sex Trafficking has become a critical resource for its revelations into an unconscionable business, and its detailed analysis of the trade?s immense economic benefits and human cost. This volume is Kara?s second, explosive study of slavery, this time focusing on the deeply entrenched and wholly unjust system of bonded labor. Drawing... more...