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Bracero railroaders : the forgotten World War II story of Mexican workers in the U.S. West / Erasmo Gamboa.

Author:
Gamboa, Erasmo [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-230) and index.
Contents:
Labor and the railroad industry before World War II -- The Great Depression, deportations, and recovery -- We will need the Mexicans back -- Railroad track workers needed; where are the domestic laborers? -- Bracero railroaders, "soldiers of democracy" -- Contractual promises to keep -- The perils of being a bracero -- The deception further exposed -- Split families: repercussions at home and away -- Victory and going home -- Forgotten railroad soldiers.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Forgotten World War II story of Mexican workers in the U.S. West
ISBN:
  • 9780295998329 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • 0295998326 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
LCCN:
2016007087
OCLC:
933273549
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