Tag Archives: Colonial power

Unfree Labour and Coffee in Colonial Indonesia

In a new review at JCA, long-time Editorial Board member Alec Gordon  reviews Jan Breman’s Mobilizing Labour for the Global Coffee Market: Profits from an Unfree Work Regime in Colonial Java, published by the Amsterdam University Press in 2015. The … Continue reading

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Plants and empire

Zaheer Baber of the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto has a new paper available online at the JCA publisher’s website. “The Plants of Empire: Botanic Gardens, Colonial Power and Botanical Knowledge” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1185796) is a paper that … Continue reading

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