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Arturo Morales Carrión vs. Gordon K. Lewis: On United States Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Puerto Rico was never part of American geopolitical interests in the Caribbean. It was a backward Spanish colony and, during the Spanish-American War, a backward American territory. Morales Carrión ... More


Mexican and Puerto Rican Labor Migration to Chicago

Lilia Fernandez

in Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the Second World War to the 1960s, Puerto Ricans and Mexicans became subjects of state-sponsored mass labor importation programs in the United States. They served as labor pools to fill the ... More


Transformation and Relocation: Puerto Rico's Operation Bootstrap

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.14
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the economic shifts that completely reshaped Puerto Rican society and the Puerto Rican diaspora in New York and beyond in the years after World War II. It begins by appraising ... More


PPD Hegemony Undermined: From Mobilization to Recession, 1960–1975

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.16
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the impact of economic recession and the rise of social movements on Puerto Rico's economic and/or political dynamics, especially on the hegemony of the Partido Popular ... More


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