Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940

The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social Revolution

Edited by Steven Hirsch, Washington University-St. Louis and Lucien van der Walt, Rhodes University

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€45,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004250550
E-ISBN: 
9789004188488
Publication Date: 
November 2013
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Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
lxxviii, 431 pp. (10 illustrations)
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1874-6705
Volume: 
6

Edited by Steven Hirsch, University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg and Lucien van der Walt, University of the Witwatersrand

Before communism, anarchism and syndicalism were central to labour and the Left in the colonial and postcolonial world.Using studies from Africa,Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America, this groundbreaking volume examines the revolutionary libertarian Left's class politics and anti...
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188495
Publication date: 
November 2010

Christa Wirth, University of Zürich

Memories of Belonging is a three-generation oral-history study of the offspring of southern Italians who migrated to Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1913.
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Volume: 
17/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284562
Expected: 
January 2015

Sabrina Marchetti, European University Institute

Black Girls demonstrates the relevance of colonial legacies in the stories of the Afro-Surinamese and the Eritrean women who, in the 1960s and 70s, migrated to the Netherlands and Italy, respectively, and became domestic workers there.
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Volume: 
16/4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276925
Publication date: 
June 2014

Edited by Jan Lucassen, IISG, and Leo Lucassen, Leiden University

Globalizing Migration History presents a new universal method to quantify and qualify cross-cultural migrations, which makes it possible to detect regional trends and explain differences in migration patterns across the globe in the last half millennium.
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Volume: 
15/3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271357
Publication date: 
March 2014

Holger Weiss, Åbo Akademi University

In Framing a Radical African Atlantic Holger Weiss presents the first analysis of the International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers and the attempts by the Communist International to infiltrate in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa during the interwar period.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004261631
Publication date: 
November 2013

Edited by Ulbe Bosma, International Institute of Social History, Gijs Kessler, International Institute of Social History, and Leo Lucassen, Leiden University

Migration and Membership Regimes brings together ten essays on the history of settlement and migration in an analytical framework which reconceptualises the migrant-state relationship and explores the variety of membership regimes on five continents and over two millennia.
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Volume: 
13/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004241831
Publication date: 
July 2013

Edited by Dirk Hoerder, Arizona State University and Amarjit Kaur, University of New England

Proletarian and Gendered Mass Migrations connects the 19th- proletarian and the 20th-and 21st-century domestics and caregiver labor migrations and migration systems in global transcultural perspective. It integrates male and female migrations and employs a systems approach with human agency...
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Volume: 
12/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251366
Publication date: 
May 2013

Edited by Alessandro Stanziani, EHESS and CNRS

This book shows that in Asia and Europe, 17th- early 20th century, the history of “free” labour is linked to that of coerced labour. Circulation of models, peoples, goods and institutions, and long-term growth contributed to increase coercion.
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231122
Publication date: 
September 2012

Catharina Lis. University of Antwerp and Hugo Soly, University of Antwerp

In Worthy Efforts Catharina Lis and Hugo Soly offer an innovative approach to the history of perceptions and representations of work in Europe throughout Classical Antiquity and the medieval and early modern periods.
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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231436
Publication date: 
July 2012

Edited by Marcel van der Linden, International Institute of Social History and University of Amsterdam and Leo Lucassen, Leiden University

Using comparative and long-term perspectives the seventeen essays in this collection discuss the development of labor relations and labor migrations in Europe, Asia and the US from the thirteenth century to the present.
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Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229525
Publication date: 
August 2012

Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia, University of Minnesota and Dirk Hoerder, Universität Bremen

With a series of rich case studies focused on mobile laborers, this book demonstrates how the regional migrations of the early modern era came to be connected, contributing to the creation of an increasingly integrated nineteenth-century world.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004193161
Publication date: 
April 2011

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