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César Chávez

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Published by World Almanac Library in Milwaukee, WI .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Chavez, Cesar, 1927- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Chavez, Cesar, 1927-,
  • United Farm Workers.,
  • Migrant agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- United States -- Officials and employees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mexican Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Labor leaders.,
  • Migrant labor.,
  • Mexican Americans -- Biography.

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About the Edition

Traces the life and accomplishments of Mexican American labor leader Cesar Chavez, who founded the United Farm Workers union to promote better wages and working conditions for migrants and other farm workers.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

Statementby Jonatha A. Brown.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesTrailblazers of the modern world
LC ClassificationsHD6509.C48 B76 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3690081M
ISBN 100836850971, 0836852575
LC Control Number2003058743

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