The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 333 pages
A “vivid, well-documented account of the farmworkers movement”(Philadelphia Inquirer) and its prime mover, Cesar Chavez. Edited by Diana Hembree with a foreword by Gary Soto and essays by Carey McWilliams, Victor Villaseñor, Alfredo Véa, Jr., Peter Matthiessen, Rudolfo Anaya, and others. Black-and-white photographs throughout.
 

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A useful survey and pictorial of the extraordinary career of the visionary Mexican-American labor leader and human-rights activist, who died in his sleep in 1993 at age 66. Written by two California ... Read full review

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When the Chavez family lost its farm in Arizona in 1938 during the Depression, they moved to California and became migrant workers. Cesar was outraged by the exploitation, racism, and brutality that ... Read full review

Contents

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