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Labor Deportations and Resistance

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

To redress manpower shortages created by protracted military operations in Russia, Hitler appointed Fritz Sauckel to serve as Germany's Plenipotentiary for the Mobilization of Labor and directed the ... More


The Pacific War and the Life Courses of Working Women

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates the Pacific war and its impact on women workers. It first reviews the operational changes in the procedures of production and labor mobilization during the late 1930s, and ... More


Unresolved Conflicts within the Consensus: Bachelet's Inheritance of Labor and Employment Issues

Kirsten Sehnbruch

in The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Thus chapter analyzes labor and employment issues, emphasizing the constraints and opportunities that the administration has experienced in this area given the globalized nature of the economy. ... More


Labor Radicalism on the Caribbean Coast: Ladino Mobilization in Guatemala, 1920–1923

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Following the First World War, relations among workers on the Caribbean coast of Guatemala entered a new phase, in which Latin American and black laborers mobilized separately and pursued distinctly ... More


Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

Lillian Guerra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835630
eISBN:
9781469601519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837368_guerra
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the tumultuous first decade of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro and other leaders saturated the media with altruistic images of themselves in a campaign to win the hearts of Cuba's six million ... More


Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism

Daniel E. Bender and Jana K. Lipman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871254
eISBN:
9781479822843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871254.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Millions of laborers, from the Philippines to the Caribbean, performed the work of the U.S. empire. Forging a global economy connecting the tropics to the industrial center, workers harvested sugar, ... More


The Impact of War on Welfare State Development in Germany

Peter Starke

in Warfare and Welfare: Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779599
eISBN:
9780191824647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779599.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The world wars were important ‘pacemakers’ of welfare state development in Germany—first and foremost via special wartime or post-war benefit regimes. Veterans’ pensions and reinsertion after World ... More


Incorporation and Identity in the Making of the Modern World

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0026
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter analyzes the need to understand the social processes of identity-making and identity-unmaking as responses to historically unfolding processes. These processes are discussed as emanating ... More


Revolvers, Shotguns, Machetes, and Clubs: The Strikes of 1909–1919

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter argues that despite their differences, black and Latin American workers from diverse backgrounds managed to unite against their racist bosses in order to agitate for better work ... More


Race, Resistance, and Revolution in the Late Nineteenth Century

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Turning to the subject of work conditions and labor mobilization, this chapter looks at conditions on the Caribbean coast and considers how the ethnically diverse coastal migrant workers were ... More


Why in Central Asia, why in 1916? The revolt as an interface of the Russian colonial crisis and the World War

Tomohiko Uyama

in The Central Asian Revolt of 1916: A Collapsing Empire in the Age of War and Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526129420
eISBN:
9781526150400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526129437.00010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

While a large number of researchers have studied the revolt of 1916 in Central Asia, they have not provided sufficient answers to two fundamental questions. Why did the uprisings take place almost ... More


“Brick Dust and Ashes”: Liberation and Reconstruction

Wendy Z. Goldman and Donald Filtzer

in Fortress Dark and Stern: The Soviet Home Front during World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190618414
eISBN:
9780190092672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618414.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

As the Red Army fought its way back west, it discovered a devastated land: thousands of villages burnt to the ground; Jewish civilians, along with those accused of partisan activity or Soviet ... More


Work

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the types of work and efforts at labor mobilization and control in Goiás, Brazil. It explains that the lack of suitability of the “national worker” for a modern Brazil was a ... More


The exemption of peoples of Turkestan from universal military service as an antecedent to the 1916 revolt

Tatiana Kotiukova

in The Central Asian Revolt of 1916: A Collapsing Empire in the Age of War and Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526129420
eISBN:
9781526150400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526129437.00011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to answer the question of how the decision about labour conscription of the native Muslim population was made. By examining the debates within the imperial government on the ... More


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