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The Invention of Free Labor

The Employment Relation in English and American Law and Culture, 1350-1870

by Robert J. Steinfeld

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - General History,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Labor,
  • World - General,
  • History / United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775),
  • free labor; indentured servitude; slavery,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972858M
    ISBN 100807854522
    ISBN 109780807854525
    OCLC/WorldCa141382127

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