Uprooted Children: The Early Life of Migrant Farm Workers

Uprooted Children: The Early Life of Migrant Farm Workers

by Robert Coles
     
 

Uprooted Children is a study of migrant farm children in Florida and the eastern seaboard. It describes how black, white, and Mexican-American children of migrant families grow up in rural America under conditions of extreme hardship and how they come to terms with the world and themselves. In preparation for this book, Dr. Coles spent years among migrants,

Overview

Uprooted Children is a study of migrant farm children in Florida and the eastern seaboard. It describes how black, white, and Mexican-American children of migrant families grow up in rural America under conditions of extreme hardship and how they come to terms with the world and themselves. In preparation for this book, Dr. Coles spent years among migrants, drawing his research through interviews and every day life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822984191
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
02/15/1970
Edition description:
1
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Coles is emeritus professor of psychiatry at Harvard University He is a frequent contributor to such leading periodicals as The New Yorker, New Republic, Atlantic Monthly, and American Poetry Review.  His Children of Crisis, series on children of poor families was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

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