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Desert Immigrants - The Mexicans of El Paso, 1880-1920

Garcia, Mario T.

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ISBN 10: 0300028830 / ISBN 13: 9780300028836
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1981
Soft cover
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Signed by the author on title page: "Nov. 18, 1996 To Chris Hahn - I hope you enjoy this history of El Paso - Mario T Garcia" with black pen. Yale Western Americana Series #32, xii, 316 pages. 5th printing. Softcover. Section of vintage black and white photos. Extensive notes. Tables. Clean. Fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 17836

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Title: Desert Immigrants - The Mexicans of El Paso,...

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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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 History

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