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Claiming home, shaping community : testimonios de los valles

Author: Gloria Cuádraz; Yolanda Flores
Publisher: Tucson : : The University of Arizona Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through first-person testimonies, this anthology demonstrates the transformative power of higher education and its impact on the working class"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria Cuádraz; Yolanda Flores
ISBN: 9780816537129 0816537127
OCLC Number: 983824365
Description: xiv, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "All work is honorable" : an artistic journey from El Valle to La Bahía / Ester Hernández --
Imperial valley vignettes : Mosaico de un vivir rural / José R. Padilla --
"Nuestro camino es más largo" (Our journey is much longer) : a testimonio from a daughter of mexican immigrants turned professor in the academy / Rosa M. Jiménez --
Living/Leaving home : legacies of history and multiple migrations / Yolanda Flores --
"Siguiendo adelante" : inscribing home below, at, and above sea level / Gloria H. Cuádraz --
The seeds they planted / Daniel "Nane" Alejándrez --
Transitions : the dolorous return of a chicana/o trans-Fronterizo / Francisco J. Galarte --
Traversing the unknown : the making of a scholar and mentor in higher education / Caroline Sotello Viernes Turner --
Hijo de la frontera / Roberto Moreno --
"Sewer girl" : a journey of personal and community transformation / Enid Pérez --
Desert hues : Reflexiones sobre "una buena educación" --
Weaving testimonies of the San Joaquin Valley fields, community, and higher education : affirming knowledge and justice from the bottom up / Manuel Barajas --
Shaping boundaries : from Westmorland to the world of social work / Angélica Cárdenas-Chaisson.
Other Titles: Testimonios de los valles
Responsibility: edited by Gloria H. Cuádraz and Yolanda Flores.

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"Through first-person testimonies, this anthology demonstrates the transformative power of higher education and its impact on the working class"--Provided by publisher.

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