Puerto Ricans In The United States
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📒Puerto Ricans In The United States ✍ María Pérez y González
✏Puerto Ricans in the United States Book Summary : Examines the immigration and adaptation process of Puerto Ricans in the United States since the early 1900s, detailing the American encounter and its impact, stateside Puerto Ricans' socioeconomic status, struggles with poverty and crime, and racial and ethnic relations.
📒Puerto Ricans In The United States ✍ Edna Acosta-Belén
✏Puerto Ricans in the United States Book Summary : Though the presence of Puerto Ricans in the United States is longstanding, knowledge about them - their culture, history, socioeconomic status, and contributions - has been decidedly inadequate. Edna Acosta-Belen and Carlos E. Santiago change this status quo, presenting a nuanced portrait of both the community today and the trajectory of its development.
📒A History Of The Puerto Ricans In The United States Of America ✍ Luis Antonio Cardona
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📒An Album Of Puerto Ricans In The United States ✍ Stuart J. Brahs
✏An Album of Puerto Ricans in the United States Book Summary : Discusses the reasons for the Puerto Ricans' migration to the United States, their contributions to the culture, and the hardships still facing them in adapting to a new way of life.
✏The Chronicles of the Puerto Ricans in the United States of America Before the twentieth century through World War I 1492 1920 Book Summary : The focus of these books is a historical account of Puerto Ricans in the U.S. to the present. Volume I begins with the Tainos Indians, the African slaves & the American military invasion. We see the megalopolis that little old New York became, its ethnic enclaves & the Puerto Rican search for the good life. American ships anchored in Puerto Rican ports. These vessels, after discharging goods & business persons, returned to American ports empty. It was good economics for ships to carry passengers both ways. Upon the American conquest without hesitation, the issue of citizenship became crucial. A HISTORY OF THE PUERTO RICANS IN THE U.S.A. Luis A. Cardona. 1998. 42 photos, p. 500. Vol. II $38.95 1970-present. ISBN 0-914199-10-2. LCCN 98-071230. In Volume II Puerto Ricans continue in a complex industrial society. They sought support from each other in a strange land. With time, they became acquainted with their extended homeland & explored other areas. The crucial issues throughout Volume II are education, employment, health & housing. The political status & languages Spanish vs. English, their identity & their place in the world became all time consuming matters. We witness Puerto Ricans developing organizational skills & becoming a political force. To order contact: Luis A. Cardona 15028 Haslomoro Ct., Silver Spring, MD 20906.
📒Puerto Ricans In The United States ✍ Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz
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📒Boricua Power ✍ José Ramón Sánchez
✏Boricua Power Book Summary : The freedom to write is under threat today throughout the world, with more than 1,000 writers, journalists, and publishers known to be imprisoned or persecuted in more than 100 countries. Writers Under Siege bears witness to the power and danger of the pen, and to the powerful longing for the right to use it without fear. Collected here are fifty contributions by writers who have paid dearly for the privilege of writing. Some have been tortured; some have been killed. All understand the cost of speaking up and speaking out. This book was prepared by PEN, which is both the world’s oldest human rights organization and the oldest international literary organization. It commemorates PEN’s eighty-fifth anniversary and celebrates PEN’s work by giving voice to persecuted writers from around the globe. The contributors come from more than twenty countries, from Belarus to Zimbabwe. Many are well-known in the English-speaking world, including Orhan Pamuk, from Turkey, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature; Harold Pinter, from England, winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature; Aung San Suu Kyi, from Burma, winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize; and Anna Politkovskaya, from Russia, the noted journalist and author who was murdered in 2006, shortly after writing the piece that appears in this collection. Other contributors are less famous, perhaps, but their contributions are no less compelling. In prose and poetry, in fiction and non-fiction, they reveal the personal consequences of war, conflict, terrorism, and authoritarianism. While the pieces collected here differ in their settings and their subjects, all are riveting. Grouped into four sections — Prison, Death, Asylum, and The Freedom to Write — they call our attention to the fundamental humanity we share and highlight the inhumanity we can so easily condone. Contributors include: Chris Abani, Angel Cuadra Landrove, Asiye Guzel, Augusto Ernesto Llosa Giraldo, Mamadali Makhmudov, Orhan Pamuk, Harold Pinter, Anna Politkovskaya, Aung San Suu Kyi, Thich Tue Sy, Gai Tho, and Ken Saro-Wiwa.
📒Almanac Of Puerto Ricans In The United States ✍ Carlos Vargas-Ramos
✏Almanac of Puerto Ricans in the United States Book Summary : Learn more about the recent changes in the Puerto Rican community on the mainland United States through national and state-specific demographic data.
📒Educational Problems Faced By Puerto Rican Bilinguals In The United States ✍ Janise A. Alomar
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📒The Puerto Rican Nation On The Move ✍ Jorge Duany
✏The Puerto Rican Nation on the Move Book Summary : Puerto Ricans maintain a vibrant identity that bridges two very different places--the island of Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland. Whether they live on the island, in the States, or divide time between the two, most imagine Puerto Rico as a separate nation and view themselves primarily as Puerto Rican. At the same time, Puerto Ricans have been U.S. citizens since 1917, and Puerto Rico has been a U.S. commonwealth since 1952. Jorge Duany uses previously untapped primary sources to bring new insights to questions of Puerto Rican identity, nationalism, and migration. Drawing a distinction between political and cultural nationalism, Duany argues that the Puerto Rican "nation" must be understood as a new kind of translocal entity with deep cultural continuities. He documents a strong sharing of culture between island and mainland, with diasporic communities tightly linked to island life by a steady circular migration. Duany explores the Puerto Rican sense of nationhood by looking at cultural representations produced by Puerto Ricans and considering how others--American anthropologists, photographers, and museum curators, for example--have represented the nation. His sources of information include ethnographic fieldwork, archival research, interviews, surveys, censuses, newspaper articles, personal documents, and literary texts.