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Farm workers and the churches the movement in California and Texas by Alan J. Watt

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chavez, Cesar, -- 1927-1993,
  • National Farm Workers Association -- History,
  • United Farm Workers Organizing Committee -- History,
  • United Farm Workers -- History,
  • Church work with migrant labor -- California -- History -- 20th century,
  • Church work with migrant labor -- Texas -- History -- 20th century,
  • Solidarity -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Church and social problems -- California -- History -- 20th century,
  • Church and social problems -- Texas -- History -- 20th century,
  • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- California -- History -- 20th century,
  • Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- Texas -- History -- 20th century,
  • California -- Church history -- 20th century,
  • Texas -- Church history -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlan J. Watt.
SeriesFronteras series -- no. 8, Fronteras series -- no. 8.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV2695.M5 W37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23687212M
ISBN 101603441743, 160344193X
ISBN 109781603441742, 9781603441933
LC Control Number2009031571

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