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saturday reading: wiki of the day: paul schuster taylor

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Today’s wiki of the day is about Paul Schuster Taylor, an early twentieth-century sociologist, agricultural economist, and author. He was the first white American to look seriously at the lives of Mexican migrant workers and Mexican Americans.

Paul Schuster Taylor (1895 in Sioux City, Iowa – 1984 in Berkeley) was a progressive agricultural economist. He was an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin and earned his PhD at theUniversity of California, Berkeley where he then became professor of economics from 1922, until his retirement in 1962.


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