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Geopolitics and Telecommunications Policy in Puerto Rico: ITT and the Porto Rico Telephone Company, 1942–1948

Luis Rosario Albert

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Luis Rosario Albert studies the conflicts surrounding the public telecommunications modernization plan in Puerto Rico between 1942 and 1948. The author, a filmmaker and academic researcher on ... More


Creating a Common Table in Twentieth-Century Argentina: Dona Petrona, Women, and Food

Rebekah E. Pite

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606897
eISBN:
9781469608044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606910_Pite
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Doña Petrona C. de Gandulfo (c. 1896–1992) reigned as Argentina's preeminent domestic and culinary expert from the 1930s through the 1980s. An enduring culinary icon thanks to her magazine columns, ... More


Managing Miracles in Batista's Cuba: La Estigmatizada and Clavelito

Reinaldo L. Román

in Governing Spirits: Religion, Miracles, and Spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831410
eISBN:
9781469604688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888940_roman.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how La Estigmatizada, a visionary on a propagandizing mission, contributed to the collective enterprise of miracle-making in Cuba. It compares La Estigmatizada with two ... More


Watching and Waiting: The Eisenhower Administration, 1959

Lars Schoultz

in That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832608
eISBN:
9781469603445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888605_schoultz.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on an announcement made by Radio Rebelde declaring that Santiago de Cuba was “still not free.” Within hours, Batista's military had capitulated, and Fidel Castro told a wildly ... More


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