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With These Hands documents the farm labor system through the presentation of a collection of voicesand#151;workers who labor in the fields, growers who manage the multi-billion dollar agricultural industry, contractors who link workers with growers, coyotes who smuggle people across the border, union organizers, lobbyists, physicians, workers' families in Mexico, farmworker children and others. The diversity of stories presents the world of migrant farmworkers as a complex social and economic system, a network of intertwined lives, showing how all Americans are bound to the struggles and contributions of our nation's farm laborers.

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"What makes this book so important is that it allows us to see into the lives of those who do the stoop labor to put that lovely salad on our tables. With These Hands is a unique and valuable documentary work that skillfully presents the voices of laborers and others, helping us to understand our connection to the world of America's farmworkers."and#151;Studs Terkel

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Daniel Rothenberg is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan.

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ISBN:
9780520227347
Subtitle:
The Hidden World of Migrant Farmworkers Today
Author:
Rothenberg, Daniel
Author:
Coles, Robert
Publisher:
University of California Press
Location:
Berkeley
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Migrant agricultural laborers
Subject:
Travailleurs agricoles migrants
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry - General
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Migrant agricultural laborers -- United States.
Subject:
Politics-Labor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
20001030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
35 b/w photographs
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 19 oz

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"What makes this book so important is that it allows us to see into the lives of those who do the stoop labor to put that lovely salad on our tables. With These Hands is a unique and valuable documentary work that skillfully presents the voices of laborers and others, helping us to understand our connection to the world of America's farmworkers."and#151;Studs Terkel
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