Documents of the Migrant Farmworkers Movement: Eyewitness to History - Eyewitness to History (Hardback)D. H. Figueredo (author)
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Humanizing the farmworkers movement from a pan-Latino scope that documents the experiences of Mexican laborers as well as Central Americans and Puerto Ricans, this book captures the voices of unionism, depicts the impact of the Bracero program, and reveals how U.S. immigration politics affected real people.
* Provides readers with absorbing firsthand accounts of the experiences, struggles, and successes of Latino farmworkers, laborers, and activists from the 19th century to the turn of the 21st century
* Presents perspectives from both sides of the Mexican farmworker issue, voicing the opinions of activists in the United States and Mexico, Mexican and non-Mexican, enabling a deeper, more universal understanding of labor and migrant workers' issues
* Introduces readers to the stories of children regarding their migrant worker experiences as well those of teachers, librarians, and college students to depict how politics, economic policy, and discrimination affect real people
Number of pages: 275
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