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By Matthias van Rossum and Jeannette Kamp,Matthias van Rossum,Jeannette Kamp

Early sleek globalization used to be equipped on a hugely labour in depth infrastructure. This booklet appears to be like on the thousands of staff who have been had to function the ships, ports, shop homes, forts and factories the most important to neighborhood and international alternate. those sailors, infantrymen, craftsmen and slaves have been the most important to globalization yet have been additionally faced with the method of globalization themselves. They have been usually migrants who labored, at once or in some way, for buying and selling businesses, retailers and manufacturers that attempted to self-discipline and regulate their labour force.

The participants to this quantity supply an built-in, thematic examine of the worldwide heritage of desertion in ecu, Atlantic and Asian contexts. via tracing and evaluating acts and styles of desertion throughout empires, fiscal platforms, areas and kinds of staff, Desertion within the Early sleek World illuminates the an important function of practices of desertion between staff in shaping the historical past of imperial and financial growth within the early sleek period.

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