Comparative and International Working-Class History

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  1. Cultures in Contact
    A landmark work on human migration around the globe, Cultures in Contact provides a history of the world told through the movements of its people. It is a broad, pioneering interpretation of the scope, patterns, and consequences... Learn More
    Published: 26th October 2010
    Paperback | £39.00
  2. Working Difference
    Working Difference is one of the first comparative, historical studies of women's professional access to public institutions in a state socialist and a capitalist society. Éva Fodor examines women's inclusion in and exclusion... Learn More
    Published: 20th January 2003
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  3. Like Cattle and Horses
    In Like Cattle and Horses Steve Smith connects the rise of Chinese nationalism to the growth of a Chinese working class. Moving from the late nineteenth century, when foreign companies first set up factories on Chinese soil, to... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2002
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  4. Dulcinea in the Factory
    Before it became the center of Latin American drug trafficking, the Colombian city of Medellín was famous as a success story of industrialization, a place where protectionist tariffs had created a “capitalist paradise.”... Learn More
    Published: 17th March 2000
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  5. Identity and Struggle at the Margins of the Nation-State
    Identity and Struggle at the Margins of the Nation-State brings together new research on the social history of Central America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Aviva... Learn More
    Published: 5th August 1998
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  6. Contested Communities
    In Contested Communities Thomas Miller Klubock analyzes the experiences of the El Teniente copper miners during the first fifty years of the twentieth century. Describing the everyday life and culture of the mining community,... Learn More
    Published: 6th July 1998
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  7. The Ashio Riot of 1907
    In The Ashio Riot of 1907, Nimura Kazuo explains why the workers at the Ashio copper mine—Japan’s largest mining concern and one of the largest such operations in the world—joined together for three days of rioting... Learn More
    Published: 14th January 1998
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  8. Expanding Class
    Expanding Class is the study and story of industrial class relations in North Brabant, a Catholic province of The Netherlands, over a hundred-year period. In examining the lives of workers in one of Europe’s more idiosyncratic... Learn More
    Published: 5th January 1998
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  9. The Gendered Worlds of Latin American Women Workers
    The Gendered Worlds of Latin American Women Workers examines the lives of Latin American women who entered factory labor in increasing numbers in the early part of the twentieth century. Emphasizing the integration of traditional... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 1997
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  10. Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work
    Nancy L. Green offers a critical and lively look at New York’s Seventh Avenue and the Parisian Sentier in this first comparative study of the two historical centers of the women’s garment industry. Torn between mass... Learn More
    Published: 16th January 1997
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