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Chasing the Harvest

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Cod: BRT9781786632210

An aparitie: 2017

Autor: Gabriel Thomson

Categoria: World History

Data aparitie: 16052017

Editie: necartonata

Editura: VERSO

Format: 210 x 140 x 23 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 320

Tip: Paperback



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The Grapes of Wrath brought national attention to the condition of California's migrant farmworkers in the 1930s. Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers' grape and lettuce boycotts captured the imagination of the United States in the 1960s and '70s. Yet today, the stories of the more than 800,000 men, women, and children working in California's fields-one third of the nation's agricultural work force-are rarely heard, despite the persistence of wage theft, dangerous working conditions, and uncertain futures. This book of oral histories makes the reality of farm work visible in accounts of hardship, bravery, solidarity, and creativity in California's fields, as real people struggle to win new opportunities for future generations. Among the narrators: Maricruz, a single mother fired from a packing plant after filing a sexual assault complaint against her supervisor. Roberto, a vineyard laborer in the scorching Coachella Valley who became an advocate for more humane working conditions after his teenage son almost died of heatstroke. Oscar, an elementary school teacher in Salinas who wants to free his students from a life in the fields, the fate that once awaited him as a child.

Cartea Chasing the Harvest face parte din categoria World History a librariei online Libris.ro si este scrisa de Gabriel Thomson.
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