The Mexicans of El Paso, 1880-1920
Imprint: Yale University Press
García explores the relationship of class, race, and labor in El Paso, documenting the evolution of work, housing, education, politics, and culture in the Mexican community. Desert Immigrants makes a significant contribution not only to Chicano and Mexican history, but to the history of immigration and labor and urban studies as well.
- Recipient of a 1981 Southwest Book Award from the Border Regional Library Association
- Winner of the 1981 Virginia McCormick Scully Literary Award