The Resource The union of their dreams : power, hope, and struggle in Cesar Chavez's farm worker movement, Miriam Pawel

The union of their dreams : power, hope, and struggle in Cesar Chavez's farm worker movement, Miriam Pawel

Label
The union of their dreams : power, hope, and struggle in Cesar Chavez's farm worker movement
Title
The union of their dreams
Title remainder
power, hope, and struggle in Cesar Chavez's farm worker movement
Statement of responsibility
Miriam Pawel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the rise, fall, and legacy of the United Farm Workers movement as reflected by the story of the iconic community organizer, drawing on extensive original sources to describe the UFW's early activist days and Chavez's ultimate inability to transition to the role of a union leader
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pawel, Miriam
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6515.A292
LC item number
U546 2009
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
HD6515.A292
NAL item number
U546 2009
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chavez, Cesar
  • Chavez, Cesar
  • United Farm Workers
  • United Farm Workers
  • Labor leaders
  • Migrant agricultural laborers
  • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers
  • Labor leaders
  • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers
  • Migrant agricultural laborers
  • United States
Label
The union of their dreams : power, hope, and struggle in Cesar Chavez's farm worker movement, Miriam Pawel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Grape Strike : September 1965-July 1970. Huelga ; Showdown at DiGiorgio ; Out of the fields, into the streets ; The fast ; Please don't eat grapes ; Making history -- Growing pains : August 1970-April 1973. Strike in the Salad Bowl of the World ; The union is not La Paz ; Back to the boycott -- War, again : April 1973-June 1975. Holy Week ; Fill the jails ; The new union ; Dark days ; The best labor law in the country -- The New World : June 1975-March 1977. Elections in the fields ; Transitions ; The crusades ; The cultural revolution -- A movement or a union? : April 1977-July 1978. The purges ; In the trenches ; visions collide -- Up from the fields : July 1978-January 1989. Quiet before the storm ; The dream strike ; Victory in Salinas ; A different union ; You're with us or against us ; Malignant forces ; A dream deferred
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 372 p.
Isbn
9781596914605
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009012310
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317928801
  • (OCoLC)ocn317928801
Label
The union of their dreams : power, hope, and struggle in Cesar Chavez's farm worker movement, Miriam Pawel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Grape Strike : September 1965-July 1970. Huelga ; Showdown at DiGiorgio ; Out of the fields, into the streets ; The fast ; Please don't eat grapes ; Making history -- Growing pains : August 1970-April 1973. Strike in the Salad Bowl of the World ; The union is not La Paz ; Back to the boycott -- War, again : April 1973-June 1975. Holy Week ; Fill the jails ; The new union ; Dark days ; The best labor law in the country -- The New World : June 1975-March 1977. Elections in the fields ; Transitions ; The crusades ; The cultural revolution -- A movement or a union? : April 1977-July 1978. The purges ; In the trenches ; visions collide -- Up from the fields : July 1978-January 1989. Quiet before the storm ; The dream strike ; Victory in Salinas ; A different union ; You're with us or against us ; Malignant forces ; A dream deferred
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 372 p.
Isbn
9781596914605
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009012310
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317928801
  • (OCoLC)ocn317928801

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