ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Destroy Capitalism-Growing Solidarity of Alleppey s Coir Workers, 1930-40

Growing Solidarity of Alleppey's Coir Workers, 1930-40 Robin Jeffrey Two things stand out about the organisation of workers in the coir industry centred around Alleppey in the 1930s. First, in contradiction to one strand of conventional wisdom about labour, the coir workers' union grew in strength and militancy during a depression. Second, the union successfully sublimated the deep caste and religious antagonisms of Kerala society

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