Handmade Brick for Texas : A Mexican Border Industry, Its Workers, and Its Business / Scott Cook
- Cook, Scott, 1937-
- Lanham, Maryland : LEXINGTON BOOKS, 
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- Physical Description:
- xxvii, 255 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Foundations and Dimensions of Border Brick Culture -- The Reynoso Brothers and the Brick Industry in Ejido Los Longoria -- The Gas Line and the Capitalist Development of the Reynosa Brick Industry -- Brick Fever: the Periurban Ejidos and the Field Boss System -- Class Tensions, Collective Bargaining and Business Strategies -- After the Collapse: Attrition and Survival of the Wood-Firing Ladrilleras -- Survival of the Fittest: Gas-Firing Ladrilleras and Cross-Border Truckers -- The Present and Future of Handmade Brick for Texas.
- 9780739147979 (cloth : alk. paper), 0739147978 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780739147986 (pbk. : alk. paper), and 0739147986 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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