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Title Workers across the Americas : the transnational turn in labor history / edited by Leon Fink
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HD8045 W926 2011    AVAILABLE    30530001093475
 人文社會聯圖  HD8045 .W67 2011    AVAILABLE    30610020380242
Descript xv, 466 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Associate editors, Eileen Boris, John D. French, Julie Greene, Joan Sangster, Shelton Stromquist
Includes bibliographical references and index
Another World history is possible : reflections on the translocal, transnational, and global / John D. French -- Historians of the world : transnational forces, nation-states, and the practice of U.S. history / Julie Greene -- Transnational labor history : promise and perils / Neville Kirk -- Labor history as world history : linking regions over time / Aviva Chomsky -- Overlapping spaces : transregional and transcultural / Dirk Hoerder -- Transnational migration : a new historical phenomenon? / Vic Satzewich -- "black service...white money" : the peculiar institution of military labor in the British Army during the Seven Years' War / Peter Way -- "We speak the same language in the new world" : capital, class, and community in Mexico's "American century" / Steven J. Bachelor -- Indigenous labor in mid-nineteenth-century British North America : the Mi'kmaq of Cape Breton and Squamish of British Columbia in comparative perspective / Andrew Parnaby -- "De facto Mexicans" : coffee workers and nationality on the Guatemalan-Mexican border, 1913-1941 / Catherine Nolan-Ferrell -- "No right to layettes or nursing time" : maternity leave and the question of U.S. exceptionalism / Eileen Boris -- The battle within the home : development strategies and the commodification of caring labors at the 1975 International Women's Year Conference / Jocelyn Olcott -- Feminizing white slavery in the United States : Marcus Braun and the transnational traffic in white bodies, 1890-1910 / Gunther Peck -- Patronage and progress : the Bracero program from the perspective of Mexico / Michael Snodgrass -- Unspoken exclusions : race, nation, and empire in the immigration restrictions of the 1920s in North America and the greater Caribbean / Lara Putnam -- Claiming political space : workers, municipal socialism, and the reconstruction of local democracy in transnational perspective / Shelton Stromquist -- A migrating revolution : Mexican political organizers and their rejection of American assimilation, 1920-1940 / John H. Flores -- Fugitive slaves across North America / Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie -- Movable type : Toronto's transnational printers, 1866-1872 / Jacob Remes -- Global sea or national backwater?: The International Labor Organization and the quixotic quest for maritime standards, 1919-1945 / Leon Fink
Subject Labor -- America -- History
Alt Author Fink, Leon, 1948-
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