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The union of their dreams

power, faith, and struggle in Cesar Chavez"s farm worker movement

by Miriam Pawel

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chavez, Cesar, -- 1927-1993,
  • United Farm Workers -- History,
  • Labor leaders -- United States -- History,
  • Migrant agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History,
  • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMiriam Pawel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6515.A292 U546 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23207411M
    ISBN 109781596914605
    LC Control Number2009012310

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