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Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest

James J. Lorence
Format
Book
Published
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2013]
Language
English
Series
The working class in American history
Working class in American history
ISBN
9780252037559 (alk. paper), 0252037553 (alk. paper), 9780252094804 (ebk.), 0252094808 (ebk.)
Contents
  • Clinton Jencks, Mine-Mill, and biography as history
  • Growing up concerned : childhood, family, and the formation of a value system, 1918-1939
  • The world of work and new opportunities for social action : living faith, 1939-1945
  • Coming home : veterans' advocacy and renewed political commitment
  • Mine-Mill and social change : economic progress, Mexican American activism, and social justice, 1945-1947
  • Mobilizing for mass action : social and political initiatives, 1948-1950
  • The moment of decision : the Empire Zinc strike, grass roots feminism, and Mexican American liberation, 1950-1953
  • Telling the story : Salt of the earth as a medium of communication
  • Confronting domestic anti-communism : the Jencks case, civil liberties, and the law, 1953-1957
  • The web of consequences : life after Mine-Mill
  • A reflection on the committed life.
Description
xxii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-254) and index.
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