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作者 Saitua, Iker, 1987- author
書名 Basque immigrants and Nevada's sheep industry : geopolitics and the making of an agricultural workforce, 1880-1954 / Iker Saitua
出版項 Reno ; Las Vegas : University of Nevada Press, [2019]
國際標準書號 9781943859993 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781948908016 (cloth : alk. paper)
book jacket
說明 pages cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 Basque series
Basque series
附註 The promises of the Silver State : the development of the sheep industry in Nevada, 1850-1900 -- Becoming herders : Basque immigration, labor, and settlement in Nevada, 1880-1910 -- The struggle for legitimacy -- Encroaching upon forbidden ground : Basque immigrant sheepherders and the creation of national forests in Nevada -- "Desirable immigrants" : socio-economic ambivalence and Basque labor in Nevada's sheep industry, 1910-1939 -- The making of a good sheepherder -- "Grasping at a straw" : the Basque labor shortage in the Nevada and western sheep industry during the Second World War -- The indispensable Basque sheepherder : Senator Patrick McCarran and the sheep lobby, the exclusion of Mexicans, and the recruitment of Basque immigrants in the western sheep industry during WW II -- The Basque immigrant sheepherder question and U.S.-Spanish relations during the early Cold War, 1945-1954
"This book contributes to a wider understanding of the significance of the Basque immigration in the western sheep industry with a historically refreshed perspective. It contributes to the existing new historiography of the American West by looking more critically at the Basque immigrant experience in the open-range sheep industry of Nevada. It deconstructs the essentialist view that attributed to Basques special sheepherding skills by exploring this immigrant experience within its economic, social, cultural, political, and international context. This book is targeted to an academic, student and wider audience interested in the Modern American West and Basque Studies."--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references
鏈接 Online version: Saitua, Iker, 1987- author. Basque immigrants and Nevada's sheep industry Reno ; Las Vegas : University of Nevada Press, [2019] 9781948908023 (DLC) 2018050926
主題 Sheep industry -- Nevada -- History
Basque Americans -- Nevada -- History
Shepherds -- Nevada -- History
Sheepherding -- Nevada -- History
Immigrants -- Nevada -- History
Sheep industry -- West (U.S.) -- History
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