Una mano de obra deseada: La crisis de los pastores vascos en el Oeste norteamericano durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial (1940- 1945)

Vasconia. Cuadernos de Historia-Geografía, 42 [on line]

Saitua, Iker

Publication year:
2018
Publication place:
Donostia
Characteristics:
BIBLID [1136-6834, eISSN 2386-5539 (2018), 42; 139-170]
ISSN:
1136-6834, eISSN 2386-5539

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Summary

The present article analyzes the shortage of Basque immigrant labor in the sheep industry in the American West during the Second World War. More specifically, it examines the fight undertaken by Nevada woolgrowers for recruiting further Basque immigrant labor to respond to the wartime emergency between 1942 and 1944.

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