Global Labour History

Autore: Jan Lucassen
Editore: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783039115761
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The recent wave of globalization has a profound impact on labour. Consequently, research in the field of labour and working-class history has become less Eurocentric and more global over the last twenty years. Outstanding specialists take stock of the globalization of the field in eighteen essays. Two introductory essays discuss the theoretical consequences of this development as well as the early historiography of labour and working-class history. Next, ten essays provide an exceptionally complete coverage of recent historiographical trends in the labour history of Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, China, Japan, and Australasia. Finally, six case studies research worldwide and comparative aspects of global labour history, developing best practices in this new and difficult field. They include a wide variety of occupations and economic sectors: agricultural labour, domestic labour, brick making, coal mining and the work done in the docks and on the railways on different continents.

On The Road To Global Labour History

Autore: Karl Heinz Roth
Editore: BRILL
ISBN: 9004336397
Grandezza: 76,39 MB
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Work In A Modern Society

Autore: Jürgen Kocka
Editore: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781845455750
Grandezza: 20,40 MB
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Whereas the history of workers and labor movements has been widely researched, the history of work has been rather neglected by comparison. This volume offers original contributions that deal with cultural, social and theoretical aspects of the history of work in modern Europe, including the relations between gender and work, working and soldiering, work and trust, constructions and practices. The volume focuses on Germany but also places the case studies in a broader European context. It thus offers an insight into social and cultural history as practiced by German-speaking scholars today but also introduces the reader to ongoing research in this field. Jurgen Kocka taught Social History at the University of Bielefeld for many years, after which he was appointed Professor of History of the Industrial World at the Free University of Berlin and Research Professor at Berlin Social Science Research Centre (WZB). He has published widely in the field of Modern History, particularly Social and Economic History of Europe, 18th-20th centuries. His publications in the English language include Facing Total War. German Society 1914-1918 (Berg, 1984) and Industrial Culture and Bourgeois Society. Business, Labor, and Bureaucracy in Modern Germany (Berghahn, 1999)."

Micro Spatial Histories Of Global Labour

Autore: Christian G. De Vito
Editore: Springer
ISBN: 3319584901
Grandezza: 37,85 MB
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This volume suggests a new way of doing global history. Instead of offering a sweeping and generalizing overview of the past, we propose a ‘micro-spatial’ approach, combining micro-history with the concept of space. A focus on primary sources and awareness of the historical discontinuities and unevennesses characterizes the global history that emerges here. We use labour as our lens in this volume. The resulting micro-spatial history of labour addresses the management and recruitment of labour, its voluntary and coerced spatial mobility, its political perception and representation and the workers’ own agency and social networks. The individual chapters are written by contributors whose expertise covers the late medieval Eastern Mediterranean to present-day Sierra Leone, through early modern China and Italy, eighteenth-century Cuba and the Malvinas/Falklands, the journeys of a missionary between India and Brazil and those of Christian captives across the Ottoman empire and Spain. The result is a highly readable volume that addresses key theoretical and methodological questions in historiography.

Global Labour History La Storia Del Lavoro Al Tempo Della Globalizzazione

Autore: C. G. De Vito
Editore:
ISBN: 9788897522102
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Global Histories Of Work

Autore: Andreas Eckert
Editore: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110434466
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First title of the new series Work in Global and Historical Perspective that introduces the conceptual approach towards the field of global labour history through a collection of essays chosen by the editors.

Beyond Marx

Autore:
Editore: BRILL
ISBN: 9004231358
Grandezza: 78,43 MB
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What might a critique of the political economy of labour look like that critically reviews the experiences of the past five hundred years while moving beyond Eurocentrism? The twenty historical and theoretical essays in this volume discuss this question.

Handbook The Global History Of Work

Autore: Karin Hofmeester, Marcel van der Linden
Editore: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110424703
Grandezza: 40,16 MB
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The Return Of The Guilds

Autore: Jan Lucassen
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521737654
Grandezza: 35,46 MB
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Using new approaches in economic, social, labour and institutional history, this volume analyses guilds in the period 500-1700 AD.

The Oxford Handbook Of Environmental History

Autore: Andrew C. Isenberg
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199394474
Grandezza: 40,40 MB
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The field of environmental history emerged just decades ago but has established itself as one of the most innovative and important new approaches to history, one that bridges the human and natural world, the humanities and the sciences. With the current trend towards internationalizing history, environmental history is perhaps the quintessential approach to studying subjects outside the nation-state model, with pollution, global warming, and other issues affecting the earth not stopping at national borders. With 25 essays, this Handbook is global in scope and innovative in organization, looking at the field thematically through such categories as climate, disease, oceans, the body, energy, consumerism, and international relations.