Translocality

The Study of Globalising Processes from a Southern Perspective

Edited by Ulrike Freitag, Freie Universität Berlin and Achim von Oppen, Universität Bayreuth

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€147,00
$181.00
ISBN13: 
9789004181168
E-ISBN: 
9789004186057
Publication Date: 
January 2010
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xx, 452 pp. (incl. 10 maps)
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ISSN: 
1874-6705
Volume: 
4

Edited by Marcel van der Linden, International Institution of Social History and Magaly Rodríguez García, University of Leuven

On Coerced Labor focuses on forms of labor which, unlike chattel slavery, have received little scholarly attention. It provides discussions of legal definitions of unfree labor as well as empirical findings on convict and military labor, indentured labor, debt bondage, and sharecropping.
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Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004316379
Expected: 
June 2016
€135,00
$175.00

Edited by Steinar A. Sæther, University of Oslo

In Expectations Unfulfilled scholars from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, Norway, Spain and Sweden study the experiences of Norwegian migrants in Latin America between the Wars of Independence and World War II.
Series: 
Volume: 
24/8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307384
E-ISBN: 
9789004307391
Publication date: 
December 2015
€110,00
$142.00

Edited by Luuk de Ligt, Leiden University, and Laurens E. Tacoma, Leiden University

In Migration and Mobility in the Early Roman Empire seventeen specialists in the fields of Roman social history, Roman demography and Roman economic history offer fresh perspectives on voluntary, state-organised and forced mobility during the first to early third centuries CE.
Series: 
Volume: 
23/7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307360
E-ISBN: 
9789004307377
Publication date: 
February 2016
€169,00
$219.00

Alexander Keese, University of Geneva

Ethnicity and the Colonial State compares the choices of community leaders in three different West African groups (Wolof, Temne, and Ewe), with regard to “selling” their identifications to the colonial rulers. The book thereby addresses ethnicity as a factor in global history.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307346
E-ISBN: 
9789004307353
Publication date: 
December 2015
€135,00
$175.00

Aiqun Hu, Arkansas State University

In China’s Social Insurance in the Twentieth Century, Aiqun Hu develops a framework of “interactive diffusion of global models” in examining the history of China’s social insurance since the 1910s. The book covers both Nationalist- and Communist-controlled areas (1927-1949) and Taiwan (1949...
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307308
E-ISBN: 
9789004307315
Publication date: 
October 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by John Donoghue, Loyola University Chicago, and Evelyn P. Jennings, St. Lawrence University

Exploring the relationship between state recruitment of unfree labor, capitalism’s expansion, and imperial development, Building the Atlantic Empires raises new questions about how the history of servitude and slavery transformed the Atlantic world and beyond.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004285194
E-ISBN: 
9789004285200
Publication date: 
October 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by Christian G. De Vito, University of Leicester and Alex Lichtenstein, Indiana University

In Global Convict Labour, nineteen contributors offer a global and comparative history of convict labour across many of the regimes of punishment that have appeared from the Antiquity to the present.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004285019
E-ISBN: 
9789004285026
Publication date: 
June 2015
€159,00
$206.00

Edited by Dirk Hoerder, Arizona State University (Emeritus), Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk, Wageningen University, and Silke Neunsinger, Arbetarrörelsens arkiv och bibliotek, Huddinge

Domestic and caregiving work has been at the core of human existence throughout history. A team of international scholars addresses the issues of state, agency, and domestic service in colonizer frames globally in historical perspectives.
Series: 
Volume: 
18/6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280137
E-ISBN: 
9789004280144
Publication date: 
May 2015
€159,00
$206.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
17/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284562
E-ISBN: 
9789004284579
Publication date: 
February 2015
€129,00
$167.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
16/4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276925
E-ISBN: 
9789004276932
Publication date: 
June 2014
€105,00
$128.00

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