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15 edition of Unfree labor found in the catalog.

Unfree labor

American slavery and Russian serfdom

by Peter Kolchin

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Russia
    • Subjects:
    • Slave labor -- Cross-cultural studies,
    • Slavery -- United States -- History,
    • Serfdom -- Russia -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Kolchin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4861 .K65 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 517 p. :
      Number of Pages517
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2721418M
      ISBN 10067492097X
      LC Control Number86014909

      Published by (May ) Robert E. Wright, The Poverty of Slavery: How Unfree Labor Pollutes the York: Palgrave Macmillan, vii + pp. $45 (paperback), ISBN: Reviewed for by Vincent Geloso, Department of Economics, Bates College. "Unfree Masters is an informative, intellectually engaging book. What really impressed me is how much I learned about copyright law, recording contracts, and music industry labor practices—subjects I thought I already knew a great deal about." — Kembrew McLeod, coauthor of Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital SamplingAuthor: Matt Stahl.

      These essays explore unfree labour in colonial British America, especially the transition from a workforce dominated by English indentured servants to one dominated by African slaves. Russell R. Menard addresses patterns of migration among indentured servants, how slave purchases were financed and the opportunities available to servants once they had achieved their freedom.   Slavery’s Metropolis: A New Book on Unfree Labor in New Orleans By Ibram X. Kendi Novem 3 This post is part of a blog series I am editing, which announces the release of selected new works in African American History and African Diaspora and Studies.

      Building the Atlantic Empires explores the relationship between state recruitment of unfree labor and capitalist and imperial development. Contributors show Western European states as agents of capitalist expansion, imposing diverse forms of bondage on workers . Unfree labor has not disappeared from advanced capitalist economies. In this sense the debates among and between Marxist and orthodox economic historians about the incompatibility of capitalism and unfree labor are moot: the International Labour Organisation has identified forced, coerced, and unfree labor as a contemporary issue of global : Taylor And Francis.


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Unfree labor by Peter Kolchin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Two massive systems of unfree labor arose, a world apart from each other, in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. The American enslavement of blacks and the Russian subjection of serfs flourished in different ways and varying degrees until they were legally abolished in the mid-nineteenth century/5.

“Comparative history is a tricky business and Unfree Labor succeeds where many previous ventures into this genre have failed.”―Richard S. Dunn, Times Literary Supplement “A learned and sophisticated book in the tradition of high scholarship, as well as a book written to be read and by: Two massive systems of unfree labor arose, a world apart from each other, in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

The American enslavement of blacks and the Russian subjection of serfs flourished in different ways and varying degrees until they were legally abolished in. This ground-breaking book adds an economic angle to a traditionally moral argument, demonstrating that slavery has never promoted economic growth or development, neither today nor in the past.

While unfree labor may be lucrative for slaveholders, its negative effects on a country’s economy, much like pollution, drag down all members of by: 2. E-BOOK EXCERPT. Unfree labor has not disappeared from advanced capitalist economies. In this sense the debates among and between Marxist and orthodox economic historians about the incompatibility of capitalism and unfree labor are moot: the International Labour Organisation has identified forced, coerced, and unfree labor as a contemporary issue of global concern.

Unfree labor: American slavery and Russian serfdom User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Unfree Labor will stand the test of time much as Jerome Blum's Lord and Peasant in Russia and Kenneth Stampp's The Peculiar Institution have for serfdom and slavery respectively.

Synopsis Unfree labor has not disappeared from advanced capitalist economies. In this sense the debates among and between Marxist and orthodox economic historians about the incompatibility of capitalism and unfree labor are moot: the International Labour Organisation has identified forced, coerced, and unfree labor as a contemporary issue of global concern.

“Comparative history is a tricky business and Unfree Labor succeeds where many previous ventures into this genre have failed. ” —Richard S. Dunn, The Times Literary Supplement “ A learned and sophisticated book in the tradition of high scholarship, as well as a book written to be read and enjoyed.

Those who share a taste for comparative history will be taken with the author’s spirit. Comparative history is a tricky business and Unfree Labor succeeds where many previous ventures into this genre have failed. -- Richard S.

Dunn Times Literary Supplement A learned and sophisticated book in the tradition of high scholarship, as well as a book written to be read and enjoyed/5(51).

CHAPTER SIX Emancipating California California’s Unfree Labor Systems in the Crucible of the Civil War (pp. ) Six months after the Confederate surrender at Appomattox, Peter Anderson, African American editor of San Francisco’s Pacific Appeal, rejoiced that the Union victory in the Civil War had transformed California.

The history of unfree labor in the United States encompasses to all forms of unfree labor which have occurred within the present day borders of the United States through modern times.

"Unfree labor" is a generic or collective term for those work relations, in which people are employed against their will by the threat of destitution, detention, violence (including death), lawful compulsion, or.

Unfree definition, enjoying personal rights or liberty, as a person who is not in slavery: a land of free people.

See more. Victims of unfree labor are not always detained or trafficked—sometimes they are hidden in plain sight. Enslaved persons are often forced to work in farm fields, fisheries, mines, factories, restaurants, homes, construction sites, stores, and salons; the ways humans are exploited differ greatly.

California and the Struggle over Unfree Labor, Emancipation, and Reconstruction By Stacey L. Smith. “Freedom’s Frontier is [not only] thoroughly researched, The book is a welcome addition to both the history of California and the West and to the history of the Civil War and Reconstruction.”--Southwestern Historical Quarterly.

It has been twenty years since the Indian Parliament passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, Yet more children work as labourers in India than in any other country in the world.

This Omnibus brings together three significant works on child labour focusing on the key factors which create an exploitative relationship between the economy and the children of the poor and Cited by: 1.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set trent FoldoutcountPages: Forced labor includes all forms of slavery, and related practices including debt slavery, serfdom, human trafficking and labor is any work or service a person is forced to do against their will.

It usually includes a threat of some form of punishment. The International Labour Organization had defined Forced labor as "all work or service which is exacted from any person under the.

This ground-breaking book adds an economic angle to a traditionally moral argument, demonstrating that slavery has never promoted economic growth or development, neither today nor in the past.

While unfree labor may be lucrative for slaveholders, its negative effects on a country’s economy, much. unfree (ʌnˈfriː) adj not free vb (tr) to remove freedom from ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Adj. unfree - held in servitude; "he was born of slave parents" unfree - hampered and not free; not able to act at will free - not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man" 2.

unfree - hampered and not. Admirably proving the enormous value of comparative study, Kolchin’s analysis provides fresh insights into the nature of unfree labor in general and slavery and serfdom in particular.

And despite its sophistication and its length, the book is a good read; it is clear, cogent, and free of academic jargon. This is a splendid study. Harold D Pages:. Cambridge. Belknap Press Of Harvard University Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBNx. pages. hardcover. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Two massive systems of unfree labor arose, a world apart from each other, in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.In its balance of interpretation, clarity of exposition, and depth and breadth of research, the book is exceptional.

Moreover, it is a model of comparative analysis, displaying, as too few such studies have ever done, the complexities and the value of historical comparison., Comparative history is a tricky business and Unfree Labor succeeds where many previous ventures into this genre have.Labour markets have been restructured to render labour more flexible and precarious, and in Canada as in other high-income capitalist labour markets, employers are relying on migrant and immigrant workers as "unfree labour." This book explores labour migration to Canada and how public policies of temporary and guest worker programs function in Brand: PM Press.