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Fields Of Wrath

Author : Mark Wheaton
ISBN : 1503949966
Genre : Fiction
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Encyclopedia Of Cesar Chavez The Farm Workers Fight For Rights And Justice

Author : Roger Bruns
ISBN : 9781440803819
Genre : Social Science
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This book is a unique, single-volume treatment offering original source material on the life, accomplishments, disappointments, and lasting legacy of one of American history's most celebrated social reformers—Cesar Chavez. • Presents a unique narrative of the events in the life of Chavez and the Farm Workers Movement, as well as original documents and entries on people and events • Provides a valuable source of information for tracing attitudes, legislation, and progressive reform efforts in the last half-century, especially in light of the current heated debate over immigration • Demonstrates how a determined organizer applied various methods and tactics to accomplish what seemed at the onset of the movement to be a quixotic venture—a relevant lesson for those strategizing to achieve social justice today

Sight And Sound

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ISBN : 0851703356
Genre : Motion pictures
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An Organizer S Tale

Author : Cesar Chavez
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131709011
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 61. 30 MB
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A compilation of writings and speeches by the late civil rights leader and labor activist documents his efforts to achieve fair wages, benefits, and humane working conditions for thousands of farm workers, in a volume that includes his testimony before Congress on the hazards of pesticides. Original.

Children S Books In Print 2007

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ISBN : 0835248518
Genre : Authors
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New Left Review

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ISBN : OSU:32435083071449
Genre : Socialism
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New Art Examiner

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ISBN : UOM:39015020410877
Genre : Art, Modern
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The Video Source Book

Author : David J. WEINER
ISBN : 0787634107
Genre : Video recordings
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Working The Garden

Author : William Conlogue
ISBN : 0807875058
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In 1860 farmers accounted for 60 percent of the American workforce; in 1910, 30.5 percent; by 1994, there were too few to warrant a separate census category. The changes wrought by the decline of family farming and the rise of industrial agribusiness typically have been viewed through historical, economic, and political lenses. But as William Conlogue demonstrates, some of the most vital and incisive debates on the subject have occurred in a site that is perhaps less obvious--literature. Conlogue refutes the critical tendency to treat farm-centered texts as pastorals, arguing that such an approach overlooks the diverse ways these works explore human relationships to the land. His readings of works by Willa Cather, Ruth Comfort Mitchell, John Steinbeck, Luis Valdez, Ernest Gaines, Jane Smiley, Wendell Berry, and others reveal that, through agricultural narratives, authors have addressed such wide-ranging subjects as the impact of technology on people and land, changing gender roles, environmental destruction, and the exploitation of migrant workers. In short, Conlogue offers fresh perspectives on how writers confront issues whose site is the farm but whose impact reaches every corner of American society.

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