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Factories in the Field

The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California

by McWilliams, Carey

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Social classes,
  • Work & labour,
  • 20th century,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Migrant Workers,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • California,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations,
  • Labor,
  • Migrant agricultural laborers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7710920M
    ISBN 100520224132
    ISBN 109780520224131

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