Reinventing free labor : padrones and immigrant workers in the North American West, 1880-1930 /

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Main Author: Peck, Gunther.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of illustrations and tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The World Padrones Made
  • 1. Free land and unfree labor
  • 2. Padrones and corporations
  • 3. Defenders of contract
  • Part II. Reinventing Free Labor
  • 4. Manhood mobilized
  • 5. Mobilizing community
  • 6. Spaces of freedom
  • Epilogue: the vanishing padrone
  • Appendices
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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