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Author Gamboa, Erasmo,
Title Bracero railroaders : the forgotten World War II story of Mexican workers in the U.S. West / Erasmo Gamboa.
Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2016]
©2016

Subject Foreign workers, Mexican -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Railroads -- United States -- Employees -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Manpower -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States.
Railroads -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Mexican American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century.
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century.
Add Title Forgotten World War II story of Mexican workers in the U.S. West
Description 1 online resource (xi, 236 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-230) and index.
Contents Cover; BRACERO RAILROADERS; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments ; List of Abbreviations ; Introduction ; 1. Labor and the Railroad Industry before World War II ; 2. The Great Depression, Deportations, and Recovery ; 3. We Will Need the Mexicans Back ; 4. Railroad Track Workers Needed.
Where Are the Domestic Laborers? 5. Bracero Railroaders, "Soldiers of Democracy"; 6. Contractual Promises to Keep ; 7. The Perils of Being a Bracero ; 8. The Deception Further Exposed ; 9. Split Families: Repercussions at Home and Away ; 10. Victory and Going Home.
11. Forgotten Railroad Soldiers Epilogue ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index ; Illustrations.
Note Print version record.
Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 0295998318 (electronic bk.)
9780295998312 (electronic bk.)
0295998326
9780295998329
OCLC # 965135025
Additional Format Print version: 9780295998312