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From Out Of The Shadows

Pub Date : 2008-11-05 | Author : Vicki L. Ruiz | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199888405
ISBN 13 : 019988840X

From Out of the Shadows was the first full study of Mexican-American women in the twentieth century. Beginning with the first wave of Mexican women crossing the border early in the..


Guarding The Golden Door

Pub Date : 2005-01-12 | Author : Roger Daniels | Publisher : Hill and Wang

ISBN 10 : 9781466806856
ISBN 13 : 1466806850

As renowned historian Roger Daniels shows in this brilliant new work, America's inconsistent, often illogical, and always cumbersome immigration policy has profoundly affected our ..


On Strike And On Film

Pub Date : 2012-09-01 | Author : Ellen R. Baker | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9781469606545
ISBN 13 : 1469606542

In 1950, Mexican American miners went on strike for fair working conditions in Hanover, New Mexico. When an injunction prohibited miners from picketing, their wives took over the p..



Culture Of Misfortune

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Cletus E. Daniel | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801438535
ISBN 13 : 9780801438530

"In Culture of Misfortune, Clete Daniel integrates many primary sources, including extensive archival records and numerous oral interviews, into his examination of this conflict. H..


Factories In The Field

Pub Date : 1939 | Author : Carey McWilliams | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520224132
ISBN 13 : 9780520224131

This book was the first broad expos´┐Ż of the social and environmental damage inflicted by the growth of corporate agriculture in California. Factories in the Field--together with ..