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Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement before the UFW
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This pioneering comparative study investigates how agricultural workers in Puerto Rico, Hawai’i, and California struggled to organize and create a place for themselves in the institutional life of the United States.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-24
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  1. Chapter 1. Colonizing a Movement: The Federación Libre de Trabajadores in Puerto Rico
  2. pp. 25-59
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  1. Chapter 2. Dreams of Democratic Unionism: The Confederación General de Trabajadores and Puerto Rican Agricultural Workers
  2. pp. 60-106
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  1. Chapter 3. Up from Colonialism: Hawaiian Plantation Agriculture and the International Longshoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union
  2. pp. 107-146
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  1. Chapter 4. Challenges and Survival: Sustaining Agricultural Unionism in Hawai‘i
  2. pp. 147-168
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  1. Chapter 5. Marked in the Annals of the Labor Movement: The National Farm Labor Union, Organized Labor, and the DiGiorgio Strike
  2. pp. 169-202
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  1. Chapter 6. From Factory to Industrial Area: Areawide Organizing in the San Joaquin and Imperial Valleys
  2. pp. 203-230
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  1. Retrospective and Prospectus: The Labor Movement and Agricultural Workers
  2. pp. 231-242
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 243-274
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  1. Glossary: Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Short Terms
  2. pp. 275-278
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 279-302
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 303-313
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