Mexican American Labor, 1790-1990 (Hardback)Juan Gomez-Quinones (author)
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Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Number of pages: 462
Weight: 1255 g
Dimensions: 280 x 215 x 15 mm
. . . Gmez-Quinones has produced his most important work ever . . . his superb narrative and documentation of the wide range of Mexican labor victories and defeats, this book makes an ideal companion volume to the earlier pioneering works on Mexican labor . . . Gmez-Quinones opts for realism and honesty over romanticism or apologetics, a particularly refreshing stance. . . . this is a big book. Get it.
"Mexican American Labor, 1790-1990" is a book to be reckoned with. . . . an attractive text of almost encyclopedic breadth and detail . . . ï¿½itï¿½ makes . . . significant contributions to the literature. . . . this expansive study, with its attention to detail and its treatment of hitherto overlooked elements of the Mexican labor experience in the United States, undoubtedly makes an important contribution to the literature.
. . . ï¿½aï¿½ masterful overview of Mexican American labor . . . ï¿½itï¿½ is more than just a survey of activity in the workplace. . . . A major strength of the book is the in-depth survey ad analysis of almost every conceivable trade in which Mexican Americans have worked in twentieth-century urban America. . . . ï¿½"Mexican American Labor" isï¿½ destined to become the main reference work on the subject. . . . In short, "Mexican American Labor" is a tour de force by one of Chicano historys most knowledgeable scholars.
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