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Record number 536772
Title Colonialism, Institutional Change, and Shifts in Global Labour Relations
Author(s) Hofmeester, Karin; Zwart, P. de
Source Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press (Work around the Globe: Historical Comparisons ) - ISBN 9789462984363 - 384 p.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5117/9789462984363
Department(s) Rural and Environmental History
WASS
Publication type Scientific book or proceedings (editor)
Publication year 2018
Abstract This book offers a view of shifts in labour relations in various parts of the world over a breathtaking span, from 1500 to 2000, with a particular emphasis on colonial institutions. How did growing demand for colonial commodities affect labour in the Global South? How did colonial interference with land and labour markets affect developments in labour relations? And what were the effects of the introduction of colonial currencies? The contributors to this volume answer those questions and more, combining global perspectives with impressively detailed case studies.
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