edited by Marcel van der Linden & Prabhu P. Mohapatra
9.5 x 6.25 inches
xxii + 338 pages
This volume, in honour of Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, brings together a set of essays that highlight some of the major transformations in the field of labour history today.
The present juncture is one in which the geographical boundaries of the discipline, which were narrowly configured around the nation-state, are being challenged; and the analytical category of labour, for long identified with the industrial, unionized and male worker, has been stretched to include hitherto marginalized,
Marcel van der Linden is Research Director at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Prabhu P. Mohapatra is Associate Professor of History at the University of Delhi, India.