Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations


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The Russian Revolution at IISH. November: A Workers' State without Workers?

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Naked Utopia

Naturism started as a social movement

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Penny-wise Housewives

What do their household account books tell us?

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About IISH Research

Leo Lucassen about the IISH Research Programme

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Almost six hundred Dutch Labour Movement Biographies online. Photo: Annie and Carel Adama van Scheltema + more

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International Institute of Social History

The International Institute of Social History (IISH) conducts advanced research on the global history of work, workers, and labour relations and to this end gathers data, which are made available to other researchers as well. + more

Please note: the Reading Room will close early on:
Tuesday 5 December 2017 at 16.00
Thursday 21 December 2017 at 15.30

The Reading Room will be closed
from 25 December 2017 up to and including 1 January 2018

Our apologies for the inconvenience this may cause.


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