restricted access   Volume 13, Numbers 3-4, December 2016

Table of Contents

Labor and Empire

Leon Fink and Julie Greene, Coeditors


Builders of Empire: Rewriting the Labor and Working-Class History of Anglo-American Global Power

pp. 1-10

The Common Verse

Straw Hill

pp. 11-13

Lawcha Watch

Connecting to Activists and the Public through the Civil Rights in Black and Brown Oral History Project

pp. 15-17


Resisting the “Enslaving Design”: Conscription and the Radical Politics of the Body in England’s Atlantic Empire, circa 1647–1660

pp. 19-36

“A Slave in Uncle Sam’s Service”: Labor and Resistance in the US Army, 1865–1890

pp. 37-56

“A Greater Enterprise than the Panama Canal”: Migrant Labor and Military Recruitment in the World War I–Era Circum-Caribbean

pp. 57-82

Building an Occupation: Puerto Rican Laborers in the Dominican Republic, 1916–1924

pp. 83-103

“Women Ask Relief for Puerto Ricans”: Territorial Citizenship, the Social Security Act, and Puerto Rican Communities, 1933–1939

pp. 105-129

Building Empire’s Archipelago: The Imperial Politics of Filipino Labor in the Pacific

pp. 131-152

Contesting Independence: The Decolonization of Korean Labor under US Occupation, 1945–1948

pp. 153-175

Domestic Containment in the Marshall Islands: Making a Home for Cold War Workers in the US Imperial Pacific

pp. 177-196

Contemporary Affairs

Empire, Nature, and the Labor of Coal: Colombia in the Twenty-First Century

pp. 197-222

Book Reviews

Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism ed. by Daniel Bender, Jana Lipman (review)

pp. 223-225

Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle by Susanna Rankin Bohme (review)

pp. 226-228

Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito by Sherwin K. Bryant (review)

pp. 229-231

From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era by Thomas C. Field Jr (review)

pp. 232-234

Disease, Resistance, and Lies: The Demise of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to Brazil and Cuba by Dale Graden (review)

pp. 235-237

Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897–1921 by Kirwin Shaffer (review)

pp. 238-241

Work, Class, and Power in the Borderlands of the Early American Pacific: The Labors of Empire by Evan Lampe (review)

pp. 242-243

Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness by April Merleaux (review)

pp. 244-246

Final Passages: The Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America, 1619–1807 by Gregory E. O’Malley (review)

pp. 247-248

Freedom’s Children: The 1938 Labor Rebellion and the Birth of Modern Jamaica by Colin A. Palmer (review)

pp. 249-251

The Year of the Lash: Free People of Color in Cuba and the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World by Michele Reid-Vazquez (review)

pp. 252-254

With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire by Brian Rouleau (review)

pp. 255-257

Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico by David M. Stark (review)

pp. 258-259

Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire by Abigail L. Swingen (review)

pp. 260-262

Labour and the Decolonization Struggle in Trinidad and Tobago by Jerome Teelucksingh (review)

pp. 263-264

Subjects or Citizens: British Caribbean Workers in Cuba, 1900–1960 by Robert Whitney, Graciela Chailloux Laffita (review)

pp. 265-267

Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism ed. by Carol Williams (review)

pp. 268-270