Mexican Women, Unionization, and the California Food Processing Industry, 1930-1950
By Vicki L. Ruiz
$24.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-0988-4 August 1987
This dramatic and turbulent history of UCAPAWA is a major contribution to the new labor history in its carefully documented account of minority women controlling their union and regulating their working lives.
Memoirs of Marian Russell Along the Santa Fe Trail
By Marian Russell
$24.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-0805-4 January 1985
This forgotten classic paints a vivid picture of nineteenth-century New Mexico as seen by a bright young girl from the age of seven on. Mrs. Russell's memories of several well-known western figures are not only delightful reading but make this book a useful addition to the region's history.
A fascinating intellectual history of Hispano self-perception, this book traces the changes in Hispano views of the Southwest from earliest times to the present, particularly since the 1848 signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
More than providing a compendium of southwestern Indian history and culture, this remarkable book gives the reader an understanding of and appreciation for the unique lifeways of these peoples whose philopophy, the author believes, may be our one great resource for peace.