Proletarians of the North
A History of Mexican Industrial Workers in Detroit and the Midwest, 1917-1933 (Latinos in American Society and Culture #1)
Zaragosa Vargas's work focuses on this little-known feature in the history of Chicanos and American labor. In relating the experiences of Mexicans in workplace and neighborhood, and in showing the roles of Mexican women, the Catholic Church, and labor unions, Vargas enriches our knowledge of immigrant urban life. His is an important work that will be welcomed by historians of Chicano Studies and American labor.
University of California Press, 9780520219625, 293pp.
Publication Date: March 2, 1999