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HD6509.C48H29 2008
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TITLE: Cesar Chavez : crusader for social change / by Brenda Haugen.
AUTHOR: Haugen, Brenda.
SERIES: Signature lives
PUBLISHED: Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, c2008.
DESCRIPTION: 112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.
NOTES: Finding his purpose in life -- Early life lessons -- Migrant workers -- Fighting for social justice -- Building a union -- On strike -- Long road -- Working for change -- Protesting against dangerous pesticides -- Leader to th every end -- Life and times -- Life at a glance -- Additional resources -- Glossary -- Source notes -- Select bibliography -- Index -- Image credits.
NOTES: Presents the life of Cesar Chavez, focusing primarily on his work organizing the National Farm Workers Association and working for improved working and living conditions for all Mexican Americans.
SUBJECT: Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993.
SUBJECT: Labor leaders--United States --Biography
SUBJECT: Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers--Biography
SUBJECT: United Farm Workers--History
SUBJECT: Labor leaders.
SUBJECT: Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers.
SUBJECT: Mexican Americans--Biography.

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