García explores the relationship of class, race, and labor in El Paso, documenting the evolution of work, housing, education, politics, and culture in the Mexican community. Desert Immigrants makes a significant contribution not only to Chicano and Mexican history, but to the history of immigration and labor and urban studies as well.
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'The book is a major contribution- the product of serious research, competently written, and almost entirely free of partisan emotion.' -C.L. Sonnichsen, Journal of Arizona HistoryAbout the Author:
Mario T. Garcia is professor of history and Chicano studies at the University of California in Santa Barbara.
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Book Description Yale University Press, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110300025203
Book Description Yale University Press, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0300025203