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Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Leon Fink


This book presents the first broad intellectual response by labor and working-class historians to the larger transnational turn in historical studies. Drawing on an international conference of U.S., Canadian, Latin American, and Caribbean scholars, the book brings together emerging studies on workers, the state, and international labor activism and institutions. Fourteen chapters, each transnational in scope, address themes of indigenous peoples and labor systems, labor and empire, international feminism and reproductive labor, labor recruitment and immigration control, transnational labor pol ... More

Keywords: transnationalism, labor systems, immigration, internationalism, workers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199731633
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leon Fink, editor
University of Illinois at Chicago
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