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New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Beverly C. Tomek and Matthew J. Hetrick (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization is a collection of essays examining African American recolonization to Africa, primarily Liberia. It considers white and black ... More


Introduction

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Social forces in Puerto Rico drastically transformed the society during the middle decades of the twentieth century. This book specifically explores how the U.S. colonial state in Puerto Rico ... More


Government Planning and the Policies of Land Resettlement

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter reports the initial phases of the Agregado Resettlement Program. The discussion includes the process of launching the program, designing the communities, the government requirements and ... More


Conclusion

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents an analysis of the impact the Agregado Resettlement Program had in contemporary Puerto Rico. It is stated that landless workers' lives were transformed through the Agregado ... More


On being Landless: The Expansion of Agrarian Capitalism and the Crisis of the 1930s

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents a social, political, and economic background of Cidra and the east central region where the community of Parcelas Gándaras is located. It also describes the way of life of ... More


Close Encounters of Colonialism: State Formation in the Parcelas

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores how the colonial state in Puerto Rico utilized the Administración de Programas Sociales (APS) as a tool for integrating the Agregado Resettlement Program within new development ... More


Aftermath: Parcelas, a Showcase for Democracy and Development

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Agregado Resettlement Program failed to satisfactorily complete the settlement of landless families and to offer adequate opportunities for residents of land reform ... More


North Gulf Coastal Archaeology of the Here and Now

Kenneth E. Sassaman, Paulette S. McFadden, Micah P. Monés, Andrea Palmiotto, and Asa R. Randall

in New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Archaeological evidence for 4,000 years of coastal living on the northern Gulf Coast of Florida reveals lessons in displacement and resettlement that bear relevance to the environmental challenges ... More


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