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Author Marez, Curtis, author

Title Farm worker futurism : speculative technologies of resistance / Curtis Marez
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 210 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates): illustrations (some color
Series Difference incorporated
Difference incorporated.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-206) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Agricultural industries -- California -- Automation.
Agricultural laborers -- Effect of automation on -- California -- History -- 20th century.
Agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- California -- History -- 20th century.
Agricultural laborers -- Political activity -- California -- History -- 20th century.
Labor movement in motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1452951640 (electronic bk.)
9781452951645 (electronic bk.)