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  • Cesar Chavez: A Biographyby Roger Bruns

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 35.00

    Cesar Chavez, the labor organizer and founder of the United Farm Workers of America, was, perhaps, an unlikely hero. In this biography, his early life is shown to be fairly typical for a boy in a close-knit family of Mexican Americans who worked the land in Arizona and California and endured hardship and discrimination. His story reveals the underside... more...

  • Icons of Latino America: Latino Contributions to American Cultureby Roger Bruns

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 193.00

    " Icons of Latino America is an eminently readable two-volume compendium of icons, people or ideas that have had a major impact on society. In fascinating essays, Roger Burns spotlights Hispanics from many countries who have contributed in a noteworthy fashion to American culture. . .. this is an original and unconventional collection. . . . I enjoyed... more...

  • Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Movementby Roger Bruns

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 39.00

    This book offers an illuminating story of how social and political change can sometimes result from the vision, leadership, and commitment of a few dedicated individuals determined not to fail. more...

  • Congress Investigates, 2-Volume Setby Roger A Bruns

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 195.00

    Since the publication of the first edition of Congress Investigates: A Documented History 35 years ago, Congress has conducted additional investigations of critical historical importance. In addition to new, in-depth articles on these recent investigations, every original article, written by distinguished historians, has been updated and includes illustrations,... more...

  • Negro Leagues Baseballby Roger Bruns

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00

    This book traces the entire story of black baseball, documenting the growth of the Negro Leagues at a time when segregation dictated that the major leagues were strictly white, and explaining how the drive to integrate the sport was a pivotal part of the American civil rights movement. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Cesar Chavez: The Farm Workers' Fight for Rights and Justiceby Roger Bruns

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 89.00

    Two decades after Cesar Chavez's death, this timely book chronicles the drive for a union of one of American society's most exploited groups?farm workers. Encyclopedia of Cesar Chavez is a valuable one-volume source based on the most recent research and available documentation. Historian Roger Bruns documents how Chavez and his United Farm Workers... more...

  • Zoot Suit Riotsby Roger Bruns

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 37.00

    The Zoot Suit Riots in 1943 and the infamous Sleepy Lagoon murder trial of the preceding year represent a turning point in the cultural identity and historical experience of Mexican Americans in the United States. This engaging study of these regrettable events provide context for understanding the continuing battles in the 21st century over immigration... more...

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