Of Forest and Fields

Of Forest and Fields

Mexican Labor in the Pacific Northwest

Book - 2016
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"Tells the story of the ethnic Mexicans that toiled in the fields, canneries, packing sheds, and forests who helped turn the Pacific Northwest into one of the most productive agricultural regions in the country. The book explores the struggle of Braceros, Tejanos, and Mexican immigrants, to contest their exploitation in various ways. The history of their resistance culminated in the creation of one of the most important farm worker's unions in the country, the Pineros y Campesinos Unidos Noreste (PCUN)"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9780813576909
Branch Call Number: 331.54408 Si21o 2016
Characteristics: x, 169 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm


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