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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


Turning Point in the Forties: Rise of the Partido Popular Democratico

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.12
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the emergence of a new political movement in Puerto Rico in the 1940s: the Partido Popular Democrático (PPD). Launched in 1938, the PPD came to dominate Puerto Rican politics ... More


Economic Depression and Political Crisis: The Turbulent Thirties

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.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the impact of the global economic depression in the 1930s on Puerto Rican society, paying particular attention to the political crisis that gripped the island during the period ... More


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


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


Los amarres de la lengua: Spanish Exiles, Puerto Rican Intellectuals, and the Battle over Spanish, 1942–2016

Lena Burgos-Lafuente

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter provides a genealogy of the 2016 CILE (Congreso Internacional de la Lengua Española), during which the Spanish officialdom celebrated Puerto Rico's linguistic ties to Spain as a ... More


The Pan-American Dream (1918)

Peter Hulme

in The Dinner at Gonfarone's: Salomón de la Selva and His Pan-American Project in Nueva York, 1915-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942005
eISBN:
9781789623604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942005.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

1918 was a climactic year for Salomón de la Selva. His cherished project for a journal of contemporary US and Hispanic poetry in translation saw fruition – and then immediately failed. His own first ... 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


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