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The Resource Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman

Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman

Label
Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West
Title
Hoboes
Title remainder
bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West
Statement of responsibility
Mark Wyman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A revisionist history of the American West traces how the railroad led to new agricultural opportunities, including the migrations of innumerable harvest workers who contributed to the region's settlement and fledgling economy
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
357354
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wyman, Mark
Dewey number
305.5/68
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tramps
  • Migrant labor
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West
Label
Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Great expectations -- "Wheat farms and hoboes go together" -- The Western hobo -- "Labor shortage menace" in the Northwest -- The Northwest becomes an orchard -- Hoboes battling forest fires -- King cotton moves West -- The "Cotton West" reaches Arizona -- "Beeters" -- The California garden -- Mexicans, wobblies, war -- Arrival of the "gasoline tramps."
Control code
776872
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780809030217
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009020834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780809030217
  • (OCoLC)366469010
Label
Hoboes : bindlestiffs, fruit tramps, and the harvesting of the West, Mark Wyman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Great expectations -- "Wheat farms and hoboes go together" -- The Western hobo -- "Labor shortage menace" in the Northwest -- The Northwest becomes an orchard -- Hoboes battling forest fires -- King cotton moves West -- The "Cotton West" reaches Arizona -- "Beeters" -- The California garden -- Mexicans, wobblies, war -- Arrival of the "gasoline tramps."
Control code
776872
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780809030217
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009020834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780809030217
  • (OCoLC)366469010

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