Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

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by Deborah Cohen
     
 

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Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

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Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

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The most important book in a generation to appraise these critical and formative years of Mexico-U.S. migration.—Arkansas Historical Society

Enlightening and thought provoking.—Journal of American History

This is an important contribution to the history of relations between Mexico and the U.S. Recommended. Graduate students and above.—Choice

Cohen mobilizes cultural insight, sociological precision, and historical understanding to create a definitive account of this extraordinarily important moment in the long, complicated, and rich U.S.-Mexican experience.—The Journal of the North Carolina Association of Historians

These narratives are interesting and important to understand. . . . [Cohen] has found such a rich group of ethnographic to help her tell them.— Journal of Historical Geography

Cohen's ability to illustrate the complexity of the transnational space that came to comprise the bracero program renders her work a must read for scholars interested in the history of transnational im/migration. . . . An excellent example of transnational historiography.—H-Borderlands

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781469609744
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Edition description:
1
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
848,537
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Braceros is a pathbreaking, transnational history, that shows us how, in both the United States and Mexico, ideas and practices about the modern were shaped by the farm workers who criss-crossed the border.—Mae Ngai,Columbia University

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Deborah Cohen is associate professor of history at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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