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Immigrant Labor and the Making of Greater Los Angeles

Historian Matt Garcia joins Larry Mantle to talk about his new book, A World of Its Own: Race, Labor and Citrus in the Making of Los Angeles, 1900-1970 (University of North Carolina Press), which tells how Mexican and Asian citrus laborers helped make Los Angeles the expansive, diverse, culturally rich metropolis it is today.

Historian Matt Garcia joins Larry Mantle to talk about his new book, A World of Its Own: Race, Labor and Citrus in the Making of Los Angeles, 1900-1970 (University of North Carolina Press), which tells how Mexican and Asian citrus laborers helped make Los Angeles the expansive, diverse, culturally rich metropolis it is today.

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