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Dynamics of Continuity and Change : Shifts In Labour Relations in the Potosí Mines (1680-1812)
The Potosi silver mines may be said to have been present at the birth of global trade, which began to grow in the sixteenth century, and the mines continued to be exploited until the first fewExpand
Drinot Paulo. The Allure of Labor. Workers, Race, and the Making of the Peruvian State. Duke University Press, Durham [etc.]2011. 310 pp. Ill. £67.00. (Paper: £16.00.)
with the collective identity of Puerto Rican resistance, which the island’s inhabitants had forged for hundreds of years. To recapitulate, this is a splendid book, elegantly edited, which positionsExpand
Potosí’s Silver and the Global World of Trade (Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries)
Global Labour History has firmly established itself in the past three decades. This anthology provides an overview of the conceptual aspects of the discipline and is underpinned by case and fieldExpand
Women and Gender in the Mines: Challenging Masculinity Through History: An Introduction
Abstract The role of women as mineworkers and as household workers has been erased. Here, we challenge the masculinity associated with the mines, taking a longer-term and a global labour historyExpand
Women in the Silver Mines of Potosí: Rethinking the History of “Informality” and “Precarity” (Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries)
Abstract Underground mining in Potosí was a male sphere. Nevertheless, women were actively involved in the early stages of silver mining in Potosí, when traditional technologies were still in use.Expand
Kendall W Brown. A History of Mining in Latin America . From the Colonial Era to the Present. [Diálogos.] University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque2012. xix, 257 pp. Ill. Maps. $34.95.
some decades ago. Although it is clear that proto-industrialization must not be regarded as a kind of early stage in the process of industrialization, it might be worthwhile to ask – so Saito arguesExpand