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A Female Network of Domestics, Student Allies, and Social Workers

Mérida M. Rúa

in A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760268
eISBN:
9780199950256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760268.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter investigates different dimensions of the “Chicago experiment,” the employment campaign intended to bring low-wage Puerto Rican maids to the city and also to serve as a form of birth ... More


GETTING SUFFRAGE IN AN AGE OF EMPIRE: The Philippines and Puerto Rico, 1914–1929

Allison L. Sneider

in Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

During the 1910s suffragists followed closely the congressional debates over political independence for men in the Philippines and Puerto Rico and were intent on juxtaposing national legislation that ... More


The Imposition of Democracy: The Caribbean

Laurence Whitehead

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The history of the Caribbean provides a clear illustration of the ‘control’ method of imposed democratization and of the comparative effectiveness of three sub‐types of control—incorporation, ... More


The War Economy of Puerto Rico, 1939–1945

José L. Bolívar Fresneda

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/9781628461640.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

José L. Bolívar Fresneda, a historian and engineer, assesses the impact of massive U.S. military investment, the use of the New Deal agencies for war purposes, and the fluke of the rum-revenue ... More


Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898

Cesar J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831137
eISBN:
9781469605609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895535_ayala
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Offering a comprehensive overview of Puerto Rico's history and evolution since the installation of U.S. rule, this book connects the island's economic, political, cultural, and social past. It ... More


Bridges between Mental Health Care and Religious Healing in Puerto Rico: The Outcomes of an Early Experiment

Joan D. Koss-Chioino

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The incorporation of religion and spirituality into mental health care has begun to acquire credibility after more than a century of rejection by mental health professionals providing conventional ... More


Working towards health, Christianity and democracy: American colonial and missionary nurses in Puerto Rico, 1900–301

Winifred C. Connerton

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores intersections between nurse education and Americanisation in colonial Puerto Rico. It examines overlapping messages of Protestant missionaries and the U.S. colonial government, ... More


Intifada: Church—State Conflict in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Lester Mcgrath-Andino

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role played by the Ecumenical Coalition of Churches for Vieques (ECCV) in the formation and struggles of a broad-based civil disobedience campaign being carried out since ... More


Geographic and Ecological Setting of the Luquillo Mountains

William H. McDowell, Frederick N. Scatena, Robert B. Waide, Nicholas Brokaw, Gerardo R. Camilo, Alan P. Covich, Todd A. Crowl, Grizelle González, Effie A. Greathouse, Paul Klawinski, D. Jean Lodge, Ariel E. Lugo, Catherine M. Pringle, Barbara A. Richardson, Michael J. Richardson, Douglas A. Schaefer, Whendee L. Silver, Jill Thompson, Daniel J. Vogt, Kristiina A. Vogt, Michael R. Willig, Lawrence L. Woolbright, Xiaoming Zou, and Jess K. Zimmerman

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter describes the geologic, geographic, and ecological context of the location of Luquillo Mountains, particularly the factors affecting the response mechanisms of terrestrial and aquatic ... More


War and Political Transition in Puerto Rico, 1939–1940

Jorge Rodríguez Beruff

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/9781628461640.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Rodriguez Beruff analyzes the political dynamics of the prewar period. It traces the transition from the stormy Puerto Rican governorship of General Blanton Winship to that of the far more able ... More


The Wartime Quartet: Muñoz Marín, Tugwell, Ickes, and FDR

Michael Janeway

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/9781628461640.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Michael Janeway probes the relationship from 1941 forward between newly-elected Senate President Luis Muñoz Marín and Rexford Guy Tugwell, the last continental appointed Governor of Puerto Rico; and, ... More


Homeownership in an Era of Decolonization

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As decolonization movements gained ground in the late 1950s and 60s, Americans attempted to exert indirect influence in politically sensitive areas of the world through the ostensibly neutral ... More


From Secessionism to Mutual Agreement in the American Context: The Case of Puerto Rico

David A. Rezvani

in Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688494
eISBN:
9780191767739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688494.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 5 examines the origins, emergence, and constitutionally entrenched status of the US–Puerto Rico partially independent union. Puerto Rico is a paradigmatic example of a post-imperial state’s ... More


Blurred Borders: Transnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Jorge Duany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834978
eISBN:
9781469602790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869376_duany
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This comprehensive comparative study explores how migrants to the United States from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico maintain multiple ties to their countries of origin. Chronicling ... More


The Imagined Republic of Puerto Rican Populism in World-Historical Context: The Poetics of Plantation Fantasies and the Petit-Coloniality of Criollo Blanchitude, 1914–48

KELVIN SANTIAGO-VALLES

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the imagined republic of Puerto Rican populism in world-historical context and the poetics of plantation fantasies. It discusses the world-historical juncture at which ... More


Politics and Culture in the Epoch of PPD Hegemony

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

in Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831137
eISBN:
9781469605609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895535_ayala.15
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the cultural policy and academic and literary debates that accompanied the Partido Popular Democrático's (PPD) economic and political initiatives in Puerto Rico during the ... More


Puerto Rican Heterosexual Serodiscordant Couples: Cultural Challenges for Healthy Dyads 1

Sheilla Rodríguez-Madera and Nelson Varas-Díaz

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

One of the most taxing issues in the prevention of heterosexual transmission of HIV in Puerto Rico is culture itself. Researchers point to the need to change cultural norms related to gender and ... More


The African Slave Trade, 1660–1815

David M. Stark

in Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060439
eISBN:
9780813050669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060439.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Baptismal records can be used to locate and identify Africans brought to Puerto Rico in the years 1660 to 1815. Small numbers of Africans were baptized which confirms that few Africans arrived when ... More


Legal Foundations of Colonial Rule

Lanny Thompson

in Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the connections between representations of alterity as a means to conceive, mobilize, and justify imperial rule and the concrete forms of government established throughout the ... More


Birth Of The Estado Libre Asociado

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

in Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831137
eISBN:
9781469605609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895535_ayala.13
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the Estado Libre Asociado (ELA), the creation of which was shaped by the actions of several actors and their different agendas, including Partido Popular Democrático (PPD) ... More


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