Cesar Chavez A Brief Biography With Documents By Richard W. Etulain (2002, Paperback)

Cesar Chavez A Brief Biography With Documents By Richard W. Etulain (2002, Paperback)

Synopsis
This brief biography of Cesar Chavez documents the life of one of the most important labor organizers of the last half of the 20th century a reformer and activist who personified the American struggle for democracy. His story is told through an evocative biographical essay accompanied by several types of documents: Chavez in his own words, Chavez in the words of his contemporaries, Chavez as seen by historians in a group of secondary sources, and finally a visual portfolio of 20 photographs and cartoons. The secondary sources focus on critical questions about the labor unions he helped to found and the impact he made on the Chicano population as well as the rest of the world. All of these materials are accompanied by a helpful chronology, bibliographic essay, and questions for consideration.

This brief biography of César Chávez documents the life of one of the most important labor organizers of the last half of the 20th century -- a reformer and activist who personified the American struggle for democracy. His story is told through an evocative biographical essay accompanied by several types of documents: Chávez in his own words, Chávez in the words of his contemporaries, Chávez as seen by historians in a group of secondary sources, and finally a visual portfolio of 20 photographs and cartoons. The secondary sources focus on critical questions about the labor unions he helped to found and the impact he made on the Chicano population as well as the rest of the world. All of these materials are accompanied by a helpful chronology, bibliographic essay, and questions for consideration.

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0312257392
ISBN-13 9780312257392

Key Details
Number Of Pages 138 pages
Series Bedford Cultural Editions Ser.
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2002-03-08
Language English
Publisher Bedford/Saint Martin's

Additional Details
Copyright Date 2002
Illustrated Yes

Dimensions
Weight 6.6 Oz
Height 0.4 In.
Width 5.5 In.
Length 8.3 In.

Target Audience
Group College Audience

Classification Method
LCCN 2001-093635
LC Classification Number HD6509.C48E88 2002

Contributors
Edited by Richard W. Etulain

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