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From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

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ISBN-10: 1469645572

ISBN-13: 9781469645575

Edition: 2018

Authors: John Weber

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In the early years of the twentieth century, newcomer farmers and migrant Mexicans forged a new world in South Texas. In just a decade, this vast region, previously considered too isolated and desolate for large-scale agriculture, became one of the United States' most lucrative farming regions and one of its worst places to work. By encouraging mass migration from Mexico, paying low wages, selectively enforcing immigration restrictions, toppling older political arrangements, and periodically immobilizing the workforce, growers created a system of labor controls unique in its levels of exploitation. Ethnic Mexican residents of South Texas fought back by organizing and by leaving,…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English