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Farm worker futurism : speculative technologies of resistance / Curtis Marez.

Author/Creator:
Marez, Curtis, author.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 210 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Series:
Difference incorporated.
Difference incorporated
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Subjects:
Agricultural laborers -- Effect of automation on -- California -- History -- 20th century.
Agricultural industries -- California -- Automation.
Agricultural laborers -- Political activity -- California -- History -- 20th century.
Agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- California -- History -- 20th century.
Labor movement in motion pictures.
Contents:
Introduction: farm workers in the machine
"To the disinherited belongs the future": farm worker futurism in the 1940s
From third cinema to national video: visual technologies and UFW world building
Farm worker futurisms in speculative culture: George Lucas and Ester Hernandez
Afterword: farm worker futurism now.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-206) and index.
ISBN:
9780816672318
0816672318
9780816697458
0816697450
OCLC:
928613356