The Work of Empire: Current Directions in Transnational Labour History

@article{Drapeau2017TheWO,
  title={The Work of Empire: Current Directions in Transnational Labour History},
  author={Thierry Drapeau},
  journal={Labour / Le Travail},
  year={2017},
  volume={80},
  pages={289 - 305}
}
Historical studies on the nexus between slavery and capitalism have proliferated over the past few years, to a point that it is now considered a core issue in the emerging field of the so-called “new history of capitalism.”1 Following, though not always acknowledging, the well-trodden footsteps of pioneering scholars of African descent, this growing body of scholarship has considerably unsettled the stagist narrative of the origin of capitalism by illuminating at ground level the complicated… Expand