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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 Stagnation and Political Deadlock, 1976–1992

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.18
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines Puerto Rico's economic stagnation and the political standoff between Partido Popular Democrático (PPD) and a new statehood movement, armed with a new discourse and led by ... 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


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


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


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


Eonationalism, Postmodernism, and Other Debates

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.20
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines recent debates in Puerto Rico concerning neonationalism, postmodernism, and other issues, and their impact on the island's literary and cultural landscape. It discusses three ... More


The Anglo-American Caribbean Commission: A Socioeconomic Strategy Designed for Military Security, 1942–1946

Mayra Rosario Urrutia

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/9781628461640.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this essay Mayra Rosario Urrutia explains how policy toward Puerto Rico became part of a regional approach, not only militarily but also in economic and social policies. During the tumultuous ... More


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