The Invention of Free Labor: The Employment Relation in English and American Law and Culture, 1350-1870
UNC Press Books, 1991 - 286 pagine
Examining the emergence of the modern conception of free labor--labor that could not be legally compelled, even though voluntarily agreed upon--Steinfeld explains how English law dominated the early American colonies, making violation of labor agreements
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