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Worker in the cane : a Puerto Rican life history

Author: Sidney W Mintz
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [©1974]
Series: Norton library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the absorbing story of Don Taso, a Puerto Rican sugar cane worker, and of his family and the village in which he lives. Told largely in his own words, it is a vivid account of the drastic changes taking place in Puerto Rico. as he sees them"--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney W Mintz
ISBN: 0393007316 9780393007312
OCLC Number: 1186649
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Yale University Press, New Haven, which was issued as no. 2 of Carribbean series.
Description: xii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Local Setting --
3. Taso's Written Autobiographical Statements --
4. Childhood and Adolescence --
5. Manhood: the early years (1927-39) --
6. Manhood: the later years (1940-49) --
7. The Conversion --
8. History within History --
9. Epilogue.
Series Title: Norton library.
Responsibility: Sidney W. Mintz.
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