History: Labor History

  • Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions: The Tunisian Case of UGTT book cover

    Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions

    The Tunisian Case of UGTT

    By Hèla Yousfi

    This book traces the role of the UGTT (the Tunisian General Labour Union) during Tunisia’s 2011 revolution and the transition period that ensued – Tunisia being the Arab country where trade unionism was the strongest and most influential in shaping the outcomes of the uprising. The UGTT; From its…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
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    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Class Conflict and Modernization in India: The Raj and the Calcutta Waterfront (1860-1910) book cover

    Class Conflict and Modernization in India

    The Raj and the Calcutta Waterfront (1860-1910)

    By Aniruddha Bose

    In the days of the British Raj Calcutta was a great port city. Thousands of men, women, and children worked there, loading and unloading valuable cargoes that sustained the regional economy, and contributed significantly to world trade. In the second half of the nineteenth century, in response to a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing: Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America book cover

    The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing

    Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America

    By Jeffrey A. Johnson

    This book places the 1916 San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing within the broader context of American radicalism and isolationism during the Progressive Era. A concise narrative and key primary documents offer readers an introduction to this episode of domestic violence and the subsequent,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Redefined Labour Spaces: Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India book cover

    Redefined Labour Spaces

    Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India

    Edited by Sobin George, Shalini Sinha

    This book discusses the transformation of labour movements and trade unionism in post-liberalised India. It looks at emergent collectivism, both in formal and informal sectors and relates it to changing political and industrial relations. Bringing together studies of resistance, struggles and new…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge India

  • Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture book cover

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture

    By Camilla Fojas

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture explores the conditions for migrant domestic, agricultural, and factory workers as that of continual crisis and examines how the borderlands are a workshop of neoliberalism. These borderland stories present a future of integrated networks in which…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Industry in England: Historical Outlines book cover

    Industry in England

    Historical Outlines

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Originally published in 1912, Industry in England provides a complete history of industry and industrial changes in England from pre-roman times to modern England as it stood in the early twentieth century. Using Gibbons’ previous text The Industrial History of England as a base, this work aims to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Coal-Mining Women in Japan: Heavy Burdens book cover

    Coal-Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens

    By W. Donald Burton

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society: The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986 book cover

    Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Industrial History of England book cover

    The Industrial History of England

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Gibbins’ Industrial History of England gives a thorough outline of England’s economic and industrial history from the Romans to the early 20th Century. As well as considering the economic and industrial aspects of English life, this study also presents social, political and military aspects of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Peasant War in Germany book cover

    The Peasant War in Germany

    By Friedrich Engels

    Originally published in 1926, this translation of Engels’ account of the Peasant War in fourteenth Century Germany explores the social and economic forces that led to peasant rebellion with a particular focus on how closely this related to the Reformation. Engels gives examples of key figures…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Workers in the Early Industrial Revolution book cover

    Urban Workers in the Early Industrial Revolution

    By Robert Glen

    This title, first published in 1984, focuses primarily on the early Industrial Revolution (c. 1780-1820) in the Stockport district. As the Industrial Revolution in England was the first instance of successful industrialisation, it can still provide many social and economic lessons and also furnish…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

  • The Causes of the Industrial Revolution in England book cover

    The Causes of the Industrial Revolution in England

    Edited by R. M. Hartwell

    A number of changes in the English economy during the eighteenth century marked the inception of the modern industrialised world. Whether for the historian seeking explanations for past growth, or the economist in search of prescriptions for the future, the English industrial revolution is probably…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

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