Dark Sweat, White Gold: California Farm Workers, Cotton, and by Devra Weber

By Devra Weber

In her incisive research of the shaping of California's agricultural workforce, Devra Weber indicates how the cultural heritage of Mexican and, later, Anglo-American employees, mixed with the constitution of capitalist cotton creation and New Deal politics, forging a brand new type of exertions kin. She can pay specific recognition to Mexican box staff and their geared up struggles, together with the recognized moves of 1933.

Weber's perceptive exam of the relationships among fiscal constitution, human company, and the kingdom, in addition to her discussions of the the most important position of ladies in either Mexican and Anglo working-class existence, make her ebook a worthwhile contribution to hard work, agriculture, Chicano, Mexican, and California history.

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