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A seventh man : a book of images and words about the experience of migrant workers in Europe

Author: John Berger; Jean Mohr; Sven Blomberg
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why does the Western world look to migrant laborers to perform the most menial tasks? What compels people to leave their homes and accept this humiliating situation? In A Seventh Man, John Berger and Jean Mohr come to grips with what it is to be a migrant worker--the material circumstances and the inner experience--and, in doing so, reveal how the migrant is not so much on the margins of modern life, but absolutely  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Berger; Jean Mohr; Sven Blomberg
ISBN: 9781844676491 1844676498
OCLC Number: 642288564
Notes: Revised edition of: A seventh man : a book of images and words about the experience of migrant workers in Europe. Harmondsworth ; Baltimore : Penguin, 1975.
"With a new introduction"--Cover.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Berger, Jean Mohr ; with the collaboration of Sven Blomberg.

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John Berger introduces a new edition of his seminal study of migrant workers, illustrated by photographer Jean Mohr.  Read more...

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