Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town 1880-1960

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How Mexican American workers challenged, transformed and politicized leisure Out of the lemons handed to Mexican American workers in Corona, California--low pay, segregated schooling, inadequate housing, and racial discrimination--Mexican men and women made lemonade by transforming leisure spaces such as baseball games, parades, festivals, and churches into politicized spaces where workers voiced their grievances, debated strategies for advancement, and built solidarity. Using oral history interviews, extensive citrus ...

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town 1880-1960 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252073250

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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town 1880-1960 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252030819

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