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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


The German Blockade of the Caribbean in 1942 and Its Effects in Puerto Rico

Ligia T. Domenech

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/9781628461640.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Ligia T. Domenech explores another military aspect in depth: the submarine war. The author, who has researched widely on this topic, explains how the German offensive in the Caribbean disrupted ... More


. Prevenience

Fred C. Smith

in Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039560
eISBN:
9781626740099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039560.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is a view of the development of the notion of parity and methods to achieve a more robust agricultural economy. The history of the McNary-Hagen farm bill and the attempt to rationalize ... More


Government Planning and the Policies of Land Resettlement

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter reports the initial phases of the Agregado Resettlement Program. The discussion includes the process of launching the program, designing the communities, the government requirements and ... 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


Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Jorge Rodríguez "Beruff and José L. Bolivar "Fresneda (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Caribbean played an important military and strategic role during the Second World War that has not been sufficiently acknowledged in the numerous studies of that global conflict. They generally ... More


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