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“Sarah Wald uses ecocritism to examine depictions of farmers, farmworkers and the American landscape in literature and historical documents. She sheds light on what they tell us about the relationship between race and citizenship. In the US, we start with this Jeffersonian ideal of white male yeoman farmers. When Japanese immigrants, Filipino farmworkers and Mexican pickers enter the picture, they are racialized and marginalized. Wald has a keen eye for the complex relationships between the geographical landscape and the racial landscape.” Read more...
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