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An organizer's tale: speeches

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The first major collection of writings by civil rights leader Cesar Chavez One of the most important civil rights leaders in American history, Cesar Chavez was a firm believer in the principles of nonviolence, and he effectively employed peaceful tactics to further his cause. Through his efforts, he helped achieve dignity, fair wages, benefits, and humane working conditions for hundreds of thousands of farm workers. This extensive collection of Chavez's speeches and writings chronicles his progression and development as a leader, and includes previously unpublished material. From speeches to spread the word of the Delano Grape Strike to testimony before the House of Representatives about the hazards of pesticides, Chavez communicated in clear, direct language and motivated people everywhere with an unflagging commitment to his ideals.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- History -- 20th century
Migrant agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United Farm Workers -- History -- 20th century
title_displayAn organizer's tale : speeches
title_fullAn Organizer's Tale Speeches
An organizer's tale : speeches / Cesar Chavez ; edited with an introduction by Ilan Stavans
title_shortAn organizer's tale
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History
Labor leaders
Labor unions
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers
Migrant agricultural laborers
Nonfiction
Politics
Sociology