Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, And The California Farmworker Movement by Lori A. Flores

Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, And The California Farmworker Movement

byLori A. Flores

Hardcover | January 5, 2016

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Known as “The Salad Bowl of the World,” California’s Salinas Valley became an agricultural empire due to the toil of diverse farmworkers, including Latinos. A sweeping critical history of how Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants organized for their rights in the decades leading up to the seminal strikes led by Cesar Chavez, this important work also looks closely at how different groups of Mexicans—U.S. born, bracero, and undocumented—confronted and interacted with one another during this period.
 
An incisive study of labor, migration, race, gender, citizenship, and class, Lori Flores’s first book offers crucial insights for today’s ever-growing U.S. Latino demographic, the farmworker rights movement, and future immigration policy.

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Lori Flores is assistant professor of history at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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Title:Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, And The California Farmworker MovementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 1 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300196962

ISBN - 13:9780300196962

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Won the Immigration and Ethnic History Society Best First Book Award 2017.