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Forged Under the Sun / Forjada Bajo El Sol : the Life of Maria Elena Lucas (93 Edition)

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Even after a nearly lethal dose of pesticide from a crop-dusting plane left her permanently disabled, Maria Elena Lucas has been a tireless activist for the plight of migrant workers in the United States. Forged under the Sun/Forjada bajo el sol provides the rich oral history of this remarkable Chicana woman and recalls her struggle to survive poverty, hardship, and violence to become an outspoken champion of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee.

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The compelling oral history of a remarkable woman's life and political struggle

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ISBN:
9780472064328
Editor:
Buss, Fran Leeper
Introduction:
Lucas, Maria Elena
Author:
Lucas, Maria Elena
Author:
Buss, Fran Leeper
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Location:
Ann Arbor :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Labor leaders
Subject:
Mexican american women
Subject:
Farmers & Ranchers
Subject:
Mexican American agricultural laborers.
Subject:
Mexican American women -- Biography.
Subject:
Mexican American agricultural laborers -- Biography.
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Labor leaders -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Lucas, Maria Elena
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Biography-Women
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series:
Women and Culture Series
Series Volume:
9348
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 BandW photographs
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Even after a nearly lethal dose of pesticide from a crop-dusting plane left her permanently disabled, Maria Elena Lucas has been a tireless activist for the plight of migrant workers in the United States. Forged under the Sun/Forjada bajo el sol provides the rich oral history of this remarkable Chicana woman and recalls her struggle to survive poverty, hardship, and violence to become an outspoken champion of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee.
"Synopsis" by ,
The compelling oral history of a remarkable woman's life and political struggle

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