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By Devra Weber

In her incisive research of the shaping of California's agricultural workforce, Devra Weber exhibits how the cultural historical past of Mexican and, later, Anglo-American employees, mixed with the constitution of capitalist cotton construction and New Deal politics, forging a brand new type of hard work family. She can pay specific consciousness to Mexican box employees and their geared up struggles, together with the well-known moves of 1933.

Weber's perceptive exam of the relationships among financial constitution, human company, and the nation, in addition to her discussions of the an important function of girls in either Mexican and Anglo working-class existence, make her ebook a worthy contribution to hard work, agriculture, Chicano, Mexican, and California history.

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