Where the Ox Does Not Plow
A Mexican American Ballad

 

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Where the Ox Does Not Plow
A Mexican American Ballad

by Manuel Pena (Author)

 

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ISBN: 9780826344212

 

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An autobiographical ethnography, consisting of twenty-six life episodes that chronicle the author's transformative journey from an impoverished migrant worker to a career in academia. It reflects on a wide range of issues arising from the historically marginalized condition of Mexicans and other Latinos in the United States.


"Where the Ox Does Not Plow", an autobiographical ethnography, consists of twenty-six life episodes that chronicle Manuel Pena's transformative journey from an impoverished migrant worker to a career in academia. Inspired by his experiences and those of the people around him in Texas and California, Pena reflects on a wide range of issues arising from the historically marginalized condition of Mexicans and other Latinos in the United States. The narrative will engage readers with a broad range of human experiences, from race relations and economic exploitation to the intimacy of familial and romantic love.


 

ISBN 826344216
ISBN13 9780826344212
Publisher University of New Mexico Press
Format Hardback
Publication date 15/07/2008
Pages 256
Weight (grammes) 544
Published in United States
Height (mm) 229
Width (mm) 152