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Cesar Chavez: A Triumph of Spirit (Volume 11) (The Oklahoma Western Biographies)

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Delve into the compelling narrative of "Cesar Chavez: A Triumph of Spirit (Volume 11) (The Oklahoma Western Biographies)," where the life of César Chávez unfolds against the backdrop of pivotal moments in Mexican American history. Published on September 15, 1995, this biography by Richard Griswold del Castillo and Richard A. Garcia paints an intimate portrait of Chávez, a figure synonymous with courage, self-sacrifice, and the nonviolent fight for economic and racial justice. From his humble beginnings to becoming a beacon of hope and solidarity among laborers, Chávez's journey is interwoven with significant events from the Zoot Suit Riots to the Chicano movement, encapsulating a broader narrative of struggle and resilience. His motto, "Si Se Puede—Yes, it can be done," echoes throughout the book, resonating as a moral compass in times of both adversity and triumph. This biography is not just a recount of history but an inspiring reminder of the power of one individual's commitment to justice. Ideal for adult education settings, this book invites readers to reflect on the values of dedication and nonviolence in pursuit of a fairer world.
Published by University of Oklahoma Press on September 15, 1995
224 pages
ISBN: 9780806129570
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