Product DescriptionAt the beginning of the Second World War, the United States and M? Mexico launched the Bracero Program, a series of working arrangements that take? Mexicans to work temporarily in the fields agr? U.S. colas. In braceros, historian Deborah Cohen asks why? these temporary migrants caused so much concern for manufacturing ny anxiety in the United States and the Mexican government expected to gain in participating in the program. Cohen highlights the forging of a U.S. transnational world and M? Mexico, a world created through? s of interactions, negotiations, and struggles of the main protagonists of the program, including M? Mexico and the U.S. state officials, labor activists, farmers and migrant braceros. Cohen argues that foreign laborers become? on race, Mexican citizens, workers, and transnational issues as mov? an US and M? Mexico national spaces. From oral histories, ethnographic fieldwork? Traffic, and documentary evidence, Cohen often creative foreign links. . . M? S>>

Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico