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Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Andrew Urban

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Brokering Servitude examines how labor markets for domestic service were identified, shaped, and governed by philanthropists, missionaries, commercial offices, and the state. Because household ... More


Colonial Transformations: Situating the Experience of Slave Castes in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Kerala

P. Sanal Mohan

in Modernity of Slavery: Struggles against Caste Inequality in Colonial Kerala

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198099765
eISBN:
9780199085392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099765.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In this chapter, the main focus is on the colonial intervention and the transformation of the slave castes. The colonial law redefined the juridical redefinition of the slave castes in Travancore. ... More


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