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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


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