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Index to Puerto Rican collective biography

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Statementcompiled by Fay Fowlie-Flores.
SeriesBibliographies and indexes in American history,, no. 5
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LC ClassificationsZ5305.P9 F68 1987, CT523 F68 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 214, [1] p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2379828M
ISBN 100313251932
LC Control Number87008374

This book provides a much-needed index to works of Puerto Rican collective biography. Included are books of collective biography, reference works, collections of essays, histories, and some anthologies, all published prior to A special attempt has been made to include as many English-language sources as : FAY FOWLIE-FLORES is Librarian III and Director, Office of Planning and Institutional Research, University of Puerto Rico, Ponce.

Her previous publications include Ponce: Perla del Sur.

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a bibliografia anotada () and. Index to Puerto Rican Collective Biography Cited by: 1. Summary: This book provides a much-needed index to works of Puerto Rican collective biography.

This is the only index to cite the exact page location of the biographies, a feature which should prove particularly useful since many of the sources indexed are not in alphabetical order or have some errors in the form of the entry.

Puerto Rico (pwār´tō rē´kō), island ( est. pop. 3,), 3, sq mi (9, sq km), West Indies, c.1, mi (1, km) SE of Miami, Fla. Officially known as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (a self-governing entity in association with the United States), it includes the offshore islands of Mona, Vieques, and capital and largest city is San Juan.

A welcome update of an essential and widely used index for young people first published in under the title Index to Young Readers' Collective Biographies. Suitable for elementary to high school students, this edition lists people, more than the third edition ().Author: Karen Breen.

Attention to problems related to the Puerto Rican search for identity makes this a book of special interest to Americans and Puerto Ricans alike. "Understanding the island," says the author, "involves transcending the confines of American nationalism in an effort at empathy and by: Explore our list of Puerto Rico - History Books at Barnes & Noble®.

Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Explore our list of Puerto Rican Fiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Biography Business Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Puerto Rican Fiction.

1 - 20 of 31 results. Puerto Rico: Culture, Politics, and Identity is a study conducted by Nancy Morris which presents an interesting look at Puerto Rico. The study involves interviews with a cross section of Puerto Rican society and explains the genesis behind many important symbols and cultural by: Books shelved as puerto-rico: When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago, Conquistadora by Esmeralda Santiago, The Rum Diary by Hunter S.

Thompson, My. The years following the invasion of Puerto Rico in were very rich in Puerto Rican literature, Puerto Rico produced poets like Virgilio Davila, Luis Llorens Torres, Luis Palés Matos, and essayists like Nemesio Canales.

One of the leading 20th-century poets was Evaristo Ribera Chevremont (), who wrote about both urban and rural life. Puerto Rico Under Spanish Rule.

Puerto Rico has had more than half a millennium of recorded colonial history. On Novemin the course of his second voyage, Columbus was the first European to land on Puerto Rico.

The smallest of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico was then peopled by tainos, a third wave of Amerindians. This book should be a part of every Puerto Rican's library and other Hispanics alike. The beauty about this book is that it makes us realize that there are more authors and writers to read about and their books that have gone undiscovered.

This weekend I will run to the library and start looking for books written by Puerto Rican and Hispanic Cited by: Government of Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO).

San Juan, Puerto Rico. Provided by Carlos Cruz Vidal. Hamlyn, James, Fodor's Exploring Caribbean, New York, New York, Fodor's Travel Publications, pp, When I Was Puerto Rican is a autobiography written by Puerto Rican native Esmeralda is the first of three installments, followed by Almost a Woman and The Turkish first book begins by describing Santiago's life in Macún, Puerto details the circumstances that led to her mother bringing her and her siblings to New : Esmeralda Santiago.

This is a list of notable people from Puerto Rico which includes people who were born in Puerto Rico (Borinquen) and people who are of full or partial Puerto Rican descent. The Government of Puerto Rico has been issuing "Certificates of Puerto Rican Citizenship" to anyone born in Puerto Rico or to anyone born outside of Puerto Rico with at least one parent who was born in Puerto Rico since Environmental Issues in Puerto Rico By Suzanne Van Atten, author of Moon Puerto Rico Because Puerto Rico is part of the United States, local industry is subject to the same federal environmental regulations and restrictions as in the United States.

Portal:Puerto Rico/Selected biography/3 Sylvia Mendez (born ) is an American civil rights activist of Mexican–Puerto Rican heritage. At age eight, she played an instrumental role in the Mendez nster case, the landmark desegregation case ofwhen she was denied enrollment to a "Whites" only school.

This prompted her parents to take civil action, and the case would. When I Was Puerto Rican: A Memoir (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) - Kindle edition by Santiago, Esmeralda. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading When I Was Puerto Rican: A Memoir (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)/5().

Poet and playwright Pedro Pietri was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Ma Three years later, his family moved to Harlem. He attended public schools in New York City and was drafted to serve in the Vietnam War from /5.

The government of Puerto Rico has a long history of involvement with the stateside Puerto Rican community. In JulyPuerto Rico's Department of Labor established an employment service in New York City.

The Migration Division (known as the "Commonwealth Office"), also part of Puerto Rico's Department of Labor, was created inand by the end of the s, was operating in cities. PATRIA. Puerto Rican Revolutionary Exiles in Late Nineteenth Century New York.

by Edgardo Meléndez. Published pages; map, notes, references, index; 6 x 9. ISBN: (paperback) LCCN: Price: $ paperback About this book. Jesús Abraham "Tato" Laviera (September 5, – November 1, ), is the best-selling Hispanic poet and playwright in the United States.

Born Jesús Laviera Sanches, in Santurce, Puerto Rico, he migrated to the United States at the age of ten, with his family to reside in New York City's Lower East Side. Throughout his life he was involved in various human rights organizations, but was Literary movement: Nuyorican.

This book seeks basically to do a number of things, all of them necessarily related inextricably to each other.

First, it is an extensive examination of the general experience of Puerto Rican life and thought in all of its manifold and rich variety.

LIBERALISM AND IDENTITY POLITICS Puerto Rican Community Organizations and Collective Action in New York City By José E. Cruz Published pages; notes, references, index: 6 x 9 ISBN: (paperback) LCCN: Price: $ paperback About this book Liberalism and Identity Politics: Puerto Rican Community.

Esmeralda Santiago (born in San Juan, Puerto Rico). Is a renowned Puerto Rican author Inshe came to the United States when she was thirteen years old, the eldest in a family that would eventually include eleven children.

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Santiago attended New York City's Performing Arts High School, where she majored in drama and dance.4/5(K). This nightmarish detour was in some ways familiar, as it reminded Ms. Santiago of what it was like to learn to read and write English when she came to New York from Puerto Rico at 13, in   For information on notable individuals from antiquity throughBiography Index Retrospective: is an invaluable resource.

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- Professors Collective, Delta Picó Gallery, San Juan Art League, Puerto Rico. - May International Exhibition, Museum of the Americas, Florida, USA. - La Joven Estampa, Art Collection of our America Haydee Santamaría, Havana, Cuba.

If you want to learn about the Puerto Rican Culture, this is the book to read. I highly recommend this book. Santiago shares with the readers episodes from her life but written through her eyes as a young girl growing up from childhood to early puberty.

Looking at the expectations from the perspective of. For This Feminist Collective in Puerto Rico, the Mass Protests Were a Long Time Coming Colectiva Feminista en Construcción has been pushing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló on Author: Isabelia Herrera.

Rum, revolution, romance and modern globalization come together in a pistol-packing salsa dance of modern history in “Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of .