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Making the empire work : labor and United States imperialism

Making the empire work : labor and United States imperialism

Author: Daniel E Bender; Jana K Lipman
Publisher: New York ; London : New York university press, 2015.
Series: Culture, labor, history series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Named Person: Labor; Imperialism
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel E Bender; Jana K Lipman
ISBN: 9781479871254 1479871257 9781479856220 1479856223
OCLC Number: 1276906294
Description: vii, 374 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents 1. The Wages of Empire: Capitalism, Expansionism, and Working-Class Formation 35 2. Revolutionary Currents: Interracial Solidarities, Imperial Japan, and the U.S. Empire 59 3. The Secret Soldiers' Union: Labor and Soldier Politics in the Philippine Scout Mutiny of 1924 85 4. The Photos That We Don't Get to See: Sovereignties, Archives, and the 1928 Massacre of Banana Workers in Colombia 104 5. Sexual Labor and the U.S. Military Empire: Comparative Analysis of Europe and East Asia 137 6. Making Aloha: Lei and the Cultural Labor of Hospitality 161 7. The Advantages of Empire: Chinese Servants and Conflicts over Settler Domesticity in the "White Pacific," 1870-1900 185 8. Empire and the Moving Body: Fermin Tobera, Military California, and Rural Space 208 9. Slavery's Stale Soil: Indentured Labor, Guestworkers, and the End of Empire 227 10. The Colonization of Antislavery and the Americanization of Empires: The Labor of Autonomy and the Labor of Subordination in Togo and the United States 267 11. Progressive Empire: Race and Tropicality in United Fruit's Central America 289
Series Title: Culture, labor, history series
Other Titles: Making the empire work.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel E. Bender and Jana K. Lipman.


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"Bender and Lipman have assembled a collection of short studies that conflate labor studies, imperial analyses, and diplomatic history to produce a challenging, insightful means of viewing such Read more...

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