By Devra Weber
Weber's perceptive exam of the relationships among financial constitution, human company, and the nation, in addition to her discussions of the an important position of girls in either Mexican and Anglo working-class existence, make her publication a useful contribution to exertions, agriculture, Chicano, Mexican, and California history.
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Dark Sweat, White Gold: California Farm Workers, Cotton, and the New Deal by Devra Weber