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Brokering ServitudeMigration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Andrew Urban

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Brokering Servitude examines how labor markets for domestic service were identified, shaped, and governed by philanthropists, missionaries, commercial offices, and the state. Because household ... More

Cotton CapitalistsAmerican Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era

Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era

Michael R. Cohen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479879700
eISBN:
9781479881017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879700.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Jewish merchants created a niche economy in the United States’ most important industry—cotton—which positioned them at the forefront of capitalist expansion for much of the second half of the ... More

Jews on the FrontierReligion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America

Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America

Shari Rabin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479830473
eISBN:
9781479869855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830473.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Jews on the Frontier is a religious history of the United States that begins in an unexpected place: on the road with mobile Jews. It follows them out of eastern cities and into the American ... More

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