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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 173–198.
Published: 01 May 2017
... respectability could privilege Puerto Ricans vis-à-vis Mexican American agricultural migrants in rural Michigan. Eileen J. Findlay is professor of history at American University. Her most recent publication on the history of Puerto Rico and its diaspora is We Are Left without a Father Here: Masculinity...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 103–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
...John Corbally In 1948, as citizens of Birmingham and London attempted to recover from the destructive effects of World War Two, they were perhaps unaware that another barrage was about to be unleashed upon them, this time in the shape of migrants rather than bombs. As commonwealth and Irish...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (132): 126–143.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Erica Toffoli Abstract This article traces photography’s double-edged role in mediating capitalism’s relationship with dependent laborers. It analyzes five photo-narratives published in the 1950s in the United States focusing on Mexican migrants working in the country as part of the bracero program...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 109–126.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Donna R. Gabaccia; Jeffrey M. Pilcher This article examines the modernization of food retailing and the governance of urban space through a connected comparison of southern Italian migrants to New York City and Mexicans living in San Antonio, Texas. Street foods were common and restaurants scarce...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 105–116.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and nonblack Bolivians and in the marked scarcity of those constructions. Bolivians of African descent have been concentrated in this rural agricultural region for centuries. The area's historical and physical characteristics have long encouraged the notion that the Yungas is somehow the “closest...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 160–178.
Published: 01 May 2008
... involved with the student group Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlán (Chicana/o Student Movement of Aztlán—MEChA), the United Farm Workers (UFW), and the women's group Chicana Consciousness. Talamante's border crossings—between Mexico and the United States and across the Americas, from agricultural...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 14–42.
Published: 01 October 2019
... practice. It argues that the UNHCR Convention created a distinction between refugees and migrants that met challenges from sanctuary activists responding to the depredations of the US-backed “dirty wars” in Central America during the 1980s. The sanctuary movement contested this distinction, as did the...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (65): 148–151.
Published: 01 May 1996
..., and the New Deal. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. $40.00, From various perspectives and vantage points galore, the twentieth- century history of California agriculture has been told numerous times before. There are tomes that tell the well-worn story of how water and...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (21): 151–168.
Published: 01 October 1979
... together rather than single male "tramps." Some of these families had lost their land in the 1920s farm depression; others had been industrial workers who were new to agricultural work. Migrant families were predominantly white and native-born, and they moved west into the Plains and Pacific...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (48): 143–152.
Published: 01 October 1990
... settlers generally ended in Pennsylvania and the Chesapeake region. From Scotland and the north of Englad came farm families, prosperous enough to pay their way to America but faced with displacement before the modernization of agriculture. These migrants made for the frontiers of New York and...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2017
... respectability privileged Puerto Ricans over Mexican American agricultural migrants to Michigan. In the last feature article, “In Solidarity: Palestine in the Puerto Rican Political Imaginary,” Sara Awartani examines how Chicago Puerto Rican independentistas viewed the similarities — and the...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (46-47): 309–319.
Published: 01 May 1990
..., for example, how the various agricultural phases of the year are accompanied by specific work songs, while periods of minimal agricultural activity allow time for major ceremonies and rituals and the music which accompanies these. Likewise, the life of an individual is divided into...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (76): 136–168.
Published: 01 January 2000
... South African-based capital accumulation as a labor reserve, primarily for mines, and Tswana rulers, diKgosi, accepted mine recruiters and actively helped recruit young men for migrant labor, for a fee.4Since independence, Botswana, under the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), has...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (59): 4–35.
Published: 01 May 1994
... agricultural valleys of California. During World War I1 many of the Central Valley Dust Bowl migrants moved nearer the defense plants, particularly around Los Angeles, to work, while a half-million more Southwestern migrants, dubbed “defense Okies,” arrived for wartime j0bs.l To some, Okies...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (80): 76–100.
Published: 01 May 2001
... com- mercializing white agriculture and the actions of an increasingly interventionist state combined with a public health crisis. At the local level, the Zulu, who were strug- gling to lessen the impact of intensified South African state intervention in the...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 142–150.
Published: 01 January 1994
... parents lost during the Great Depression. The family then became migrant farmworkers, a way of life which is still one of the harshest in the country. Of the over 2.25 million farmworkers today, only one in five has some form of medical insurance, even though agricultural labor remains America’s...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 143–150.
Published: 01 January 1994
... parents lost during the Great Depression. The family then became migrant farmworkers, a way of life which is still one of the harshest in the country. Of the over 2.25 million farmworkers today, only one in five has some form of medical insurance, even though agricultural labor remains America’s...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 192–196.
Published: 01 May 2011
... changes include teaching migrants skills in domestic economy, ban- ning alcohol consumption, and developing nutrition education for children.8 We also have a history of utopian movements in which individuals or groups choose to work together to grow “good” foods, to build a land of milk and honey...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 35–78.
Published: 01 January 1994
... wagework- ers of the San Marcos coffee zone tell a different story. Their labor struggles, they believe, helped compel a reluctant state to legalize a workday that dropped from twelve to eight hours, to increase the minimum agricultural wage from fifteen to eighty centavos, and to enact the...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 13–25.
Published: 01 May 2017
... provides broader context and analysis. In addition to introducing readers to the changing social life and working conditions of agricultural workers and their families in the first half of the twentieth century, the book will allow new readers to reflect on the role of oral testimony, life stories...