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Merchants of labor: The Mexican bracero story

Ernesto Galarza

Merchants of labor: The Mexican bracero story

an account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California,1942-1960.

by Ernesto Galarza

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Published in [San Jose? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican American agricultural laborers.,
  • Migrant labor -- California.,
  • Mexicans -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 260-267.

    StatementWith pref. by Ernest Gruening. Cover drawing by Pietro Lazzari.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1527.C2 G3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p.
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18702960M
    LC Control Number65001024

      Moreover, Edward R. Murrow’s Peabody Award-winning national television documentary Harvest of Shame () about the plight of U.S. farmworkers was viewed by millions of Americans, and Dr. Ernesto Galarza published his comprehensive study Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story () about the U.S. emergency wartime use of million.   In Bracero Railroaders: The Forgotten World War II Story of Mexican Workers in the U.S. West, historian Erasmo Gamboa shows us just how important Mexican workers were to the U.S. war effort during World War II. While most people associate braceros with farm work, Gamboa reveals a parallel story of Mexican workers being lured to grueling railroad work by major railroad companies .

    Including excerpts from some of Galarza's indispensable books Barrio Boy and Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story as well as articles, conference papers, interviews, and previously unpublished reports, the writings in this collection cover such timely subjects as community development, immigration politics and the Bracero Program, the. The bracero program was a guest-worker program that ran between the years of and Over those 22 years, the Mexican Farm Labor Program, informally known as the "bracero program", sponsored some million border crossings of guest workers from Mexico (some among these representing repeat visits by returned braceros).

    In Merchants of Labor, Galarza wrote in the style of a historian, where he examines how prejudice, with its manifold social implications, shaped the labor force in the field. Starting with the Chinese moving to the Japanese, to the Filipino, ending with the Mexican bracero, Galarza . Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story. Santa Barbara. Calif.: McNally and Loften Publishers. Larson Robert W. New Mexico’s Quest for Statehood. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Madsen William. Mexican Americans of South Texas. New York: Holt Reinhart and Winston. McWilliams Carey. North from.


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Write a review. Bri rated it it was amazing. Trivia About Merchants of Labo /5. Overall, however, it is a good book for the person interested in labor studies, Mexican-US relations, or immigration studies.

Galarza's general conclusion is that the Bracero Program was a success and was one of Mexico's contributions to the US war effort.

He is less enthusiastic about the program's extension in the late 40s and onward as 3/5(1). Get this from a library. Merchants of labor: the Mexican bracero story: an account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California [Ernesto Galarza].

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Merchants of labor:the Mexican bracero story by Ernesto Galarza, edition, in EnglishPages:   Merchants of labor:the Mexican bracero story: An account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California,McNally & Loftin, West Unknown Binding in English.

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Santa Barbara, CA: McNally & Loftin, E-mail Citation». Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story: An Account of the Managed Migration of Mexican Farm Workers in California San Jose: Rosicrucian Press, Galarza, Ernesto.

A Report on the Compliance with the Contractual, Legal and Civil Rights of Mexican Agricultural Contract Labor in the United States. The Fund for the Republic. Merchants of labor:; the Mexican bracero story: an account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California by Galarza, Ernesto COVID Update Ap Biblio is.

The bracero program (from the Spanish term bracero, meaning "manual laborer" or "one who works using his arms") was a series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated on August 4,when the United States signed the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement with Mexico.

For these farmworkers, the agreement guaranteed decent living conditions (sanitation, adequate shelter and food), and a minimum. In his classic book Merchants of Labor (), Ernesto Galarza details many abuses suffered by braceros during their work stints in the United States.

Complaints registered by workers included unsatisfactory wages, poor working conditions, job hazards, crowded living quarters, inadequate food, inflated prices for necessities, and even. the Bracero Program were published as early asthe year the program ended. One important record comes from Ernesto Galarza who wrote Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story.

Galarza, a contemporary of the Bracero Program and actively involved in unions, wanted to show how the Bracero Program changed to benefit the U.S. growers. The Ernesto Galarza Applied Research Center at the University of California Riverside, and other California elementary and secondary schools, bear his name.

His many books include: Barrio Boy, Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story, Spiders in the House and Workers in the Field, References. Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story: An Account of the Managed Migration of Mexican farm workers in California Charlotte: McNally & Loftin, -- The book is the first to document the Bracero Gamio, Manuel.

The Life Story of the Mexican Immigrant: Autobiographic Documents Collected by Manuel Gamio. New York: Dover, File Size: 40KB. Merchants of labor; The Mexican Bracero Story; an account of the managed migration of Mexican farm workers in California Author: Galarza, Ernesto, Published Including excerpts from some of Galarza's indispensable books Barrio Boy and Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story as well as articles, conference papers, interviews, and previously unpublished reports, the writings in this collection cover such timely subjects as community development, immigration politics and the Bracero Program, the Author: Rodolfo Torres, Armando Ibarra.

The Migrant Experience in Mexican American Writing. T which "promotes the well-being of the Latino population of the United States," and the Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero. Story. San Jose, CA: Rosicrucian Press,   Bracero program Last updated Octo The bracero program (from the Spanish term bracero, meaning "manual laborer" or "one who works using his arms") was a series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated on August 4,when the United States signed the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement with Mexico.

[1] The agreement guaranteed decent living conditions (sanitation. The Bracero Program is the subject of an expansive literature. The most rigorous early scholarly investigation was by the Mexican-American scholar and activist Dr.

Ernesto Galarza, whose book Merchants of Labor () is considered a classic in the field. Some of the books he wrote include “Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story,” “Spiders in the House” and “Workers in the Field,” among others.

In he wrote what is now one of my favorite books—his autobiography “Barrio Boy,” which, among other things, discusses in great detail his childhood in Jalco.

Ernesto Galarza, Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story (Charlotte: McNally and Loftin, ), 11 Gilbert G. González, Guest Workers or Colonized Labor: Mexican Labor Migration to the United States (Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, ), by: 2.Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story by Ernesto Galarza avg rating — 10 ratings — published — 3 editions.His book Merchants of Labor: The Mexican Bracero Story analyzes the bracero in California agriculture.

This book initiates Galarza’s farm labor advocate phase. This book initiates Galarza’s.