Volume 59 part 1 (April 2014)


IRSH 59-1


Rupa Viswanath 'Rethinking Caste and Class: "Labour", the "Depressed Classes", and the Politics of Distinctions, Madras 1918–1924' [abstract]

Erik Green 'The Economics of Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century Cape Colony: Revising the Nieboer-Domar Hypothesis' [abstract]

Jan de Graaf 'More Than Canteen Control: Polish and Italian Socialists Confronting Their Workers, 1944-1947' [abstract]

Review essays

Josef Ehmer 'Attitudes to Work, Class Structures, and Social Change: A Review of Recent Historical Studies'

Ulbe Bosma 'Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not'

Book reviews

John W. Budd The Thought of Work (Josef Ehmer)
Jan Breman At Work in the Informal Economy of India. A Perspective from the Bottom Up (Durba Chattaraj)
Guy Debord Un art de la guerre. Sous la dir. d’Emmanuel Guy et Laurence Le Bras (Jaap Kloosterman)
Drew Keeling The Business of Transatlantic Migration between Europe and the United States, 1900–1914 (Stan Nadel)
Fredrik Lilja The Golden Fleece of the Cape. Capitalist expansion and labour relations in the periphery of transnational wool production c. 1860–1950 (Nicole Ulrich)
G. Roger Knight Commodities and Colonialism. The Story of Big Sugar in Indonesia, 1880–1942 (Thomas Lindblad)
Constance Bantman The French Anarchists in London, 1880–1914. Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation (Carl Levy) Lisa Phillips A Renegade Union. Interracial Organizing and Labor Radicalism (Eric Arnesen)
Wei-Chung Cheng War, Trade and Piracy in the China Seas (1622-1683) (Richard Blakemore)



Notes on contributors