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Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy, Bowe, John
1 Bowe, JohnNobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy
New York Random House 2007 1400062098 / 9781400062096 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First printing. 304 pages. Bibliography, Notes, Index. The author, an award-winning journalist, "exposes the outsourcing, corporate chicanery, immigration fraud, and sleights of hand that allow forced labor to continue in the United States while the rest of us notice nothing but the everyday low price at the checkout counter." Three different workplaces featuring slave labor are described. Underpaid illegal immigrants in Immokalee, Florida, pick produce that supplies such companies as Tropicana and PepsiCo. A company in Tulsa imported workers from India under false pretenses, destroyed their documents and used them to replace American workers. In Saipan, garment factories supplying companies such as Target and Gap employ mostly women who are overworked and underpaid. An important reminder of the dark side of global economic forces. ~~ In clear archival cover. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Vikings in the Attic: In Search of Nordic America, Dregni, Eric
2 Dregni, EricVikings in the Attic: In Search of Nordic America
Minneapolis Univ of Minnesota Press 2011 0816667438 / 9780816667437 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 9.25" Tall 
First printing. Red binding. 289 pages. Profuse black & white illustrations. Notes. Index. ~ Book is clean, tight, unmarked, appears unread, with very minor bump to front top corner. Dust jacket is very nearly fine, with minor crinkling and one quite small and barely discernible rubbed spot at the top of the front flap fold. Protected in a clear archival cover. ~~ Dregni shares his experiences of growing up in the Midwest with his Norwegian and Swedish grandparents and how he slowly realized that foods, activities and traditions that he accepted as commonplace were actually unique to the Scandinavian enclave in which he lived. He describes these elements and the history of Scandinavian-American life with humor and affection. Chapters: The Immigrants Arrive ; Food ; We Are the Vikings ; Notable Nordics ; Politics, Scandinavian Style ; Points of Pride ; Uniquely Scandinavian ; Scandinavian Sanctuaries ; Festivals. 
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