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Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-074
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
...Afro-Puerto Rican Testimonies: An Oral History Project in Western Puerto Rico Against the Myth of Racial Harmony in Puerto Rico We denounce the firmly entrenched myth of a homogeneous Puerto Rican race, which allegedly resulted from the harmonious fusion of the...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396352-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9635-2
...Eileen J. Findlay Love in the Tropics Marriage, Divorce, and the Construction of Benevolent Colonialism in Puerto Rico, 1898-19IO During the summer of 1898, US. soldiers tramped through the mountains and sugar fields of Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines, proclaiming themselves...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399483-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9948-3
...Arnaldo Cruz-Malave Toward anArt of Transvestism: Colonialism and Homosexuality in Puerto Rican Literature The inferiority complex that overwhelms us lWwadays originates in geographic, historical and political limitations, suitable in any case for fusing censure with enervation. Not...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386803-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8680-3
...1 Caribbean Negritos Ramón Rivero, Blackface, and Black Voice in Puerto Rico Diplo was the sentimental negrito who possessed the ‘‘Cuban wit’’ and used his ingenuity for personal gain. Julio Cordero-Avila, El Mundo, May 6, 1973 From the late 1930s through the 1950s, Puerto Rico’s...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386803-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8680-3
...4 Mi familia A Black Puerto Rican Televisual Family We are like monkeys. If the U.S. has a show with black people, then we have a show with blacks. Interview with Mi familia production member, July 1997 For nine years (September 1994 to July 2003), Telemundo’s network affiliate in...
Published: 16 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386100-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8610-0
... madeleine e. lópez New York, Puerto Ricans, and the Dilemmas of Integration La segregacíon escolar no es constitucional, dice la Corte. —La Prensa, 18 May 1954 The Supreme Court Rules School Segregation...
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387619-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8761-9
...Part One RACIAL SCIENCE, SOCIAL CONTROL COLONIAL VISION, RACIAL VISIBILITY 1 Racializations in Puerto Rico and the Philippines during the Initial Period of U.S. Colonization Gary Y. Okihiro Racialization changes over space and time...
Published: 03 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
... ROSA LUISA MA´RQUEZ (Puerto Rico) Rosa Luisa Márquez is one of Puerto Rico’s (and Latin America’s) most promi- nent theatre artists and educators. She has experimented with a wide variety of forms—from avant...
Published: 03 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
... TERESA HERNA´NDEZ (Puerto Rico) Teresa Hernández is an actress and dancer. She has performed contemporary dance and theatre in her native Puerto Rico for the past fifteen years. She creates her own work...
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
... Teresa Hernández vs. the Puerto Rican Complex VIVIAN MARTÍNEZ TABARES Translated by Margaret Carlson About ‘‘small’’ with a small ‘‘s’’ I like smallness because it gives me room to make mistakes. Being small, it...
Published: 11 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394013-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9401-3
...ChapTer 7 The Challenge of Capitalism in Rural Communities Production, Ethnicity, and Patriarchy from La Griega to Puerto de Nieto, 1780–1810 in The BaJío as aCross new spain, power concentrated in cities while the population was mostly rural. The separation of city...
Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
Published: 11 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391210-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9121-0
... Teresa Delgado Freedom Is Our Own: Toward a Puerto Rican Emancipation Theology In this essay I begin to construct a framework for the development of an emancipatory Puerto Rican theology that emerges from the Puerto Rican literature...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... T PART III (TRANS)LOCAL STUDIES AND ETHNOGRA- PHIES raquel z. rivera Policing Morality, Mano Dura Stylee The Case of Underground Rap and Reggae in Puerto Rico in the Mid-1990s In February 1995, the Drugs and Vice Control Bureau of...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389323-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8932-3
...Chapter 2 DOMESTICATING TUTELAGE IN PUERTO RICO ‘‘ hey call themselves ‘Porto Rican, American,’ ’’ General Guy THenry happily reported to President McKinley not long after first arriving at Puerto Rico.∞ He was not exaggerating. Nearly all sec...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389323-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8932-3
...Chapter 6 STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN PUERTO RICO You would see a lot of good things if you went to Porto Rico—good roads, prosperous plantations, children singing the Star Spangled Banner. You will see another thing. You will see a people in a peaceful...
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389743-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8974-3
... 8 A Century of Colonialism: One Hundred Years of Puerto Rican Resistance Oscar López Rivera The u.s. invasion and its aftermath: assimilation, repression, and resistance When the u.s. government militarily invaded and occupied Puerto Rico in 1898, General Nelson...
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389958-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8995-8
...The Attributes of Sovereignty The Cold War, Colonialism, and Community Education in Puerto Rico Alyosha Goldstein During the early Cold War, as the terms of global conflict were displaced onto the so-called periphery, the U.S. State Department and the Partido Popular...
Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
... ileana rodríguez-silva Libertos and Libertas in the Construction of the Free Worker in Postemancipation Puerto Rico Through the three-year apprenticeship period and a forced contract system (1873–76), colonial authorities and conservative elites (Spanish loyalists) in Puerto...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387596-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8759-6
...FOLKLORIC ‘‘OTHERS’’ Blanqueamiento and the Celebration of Blackness as an Exception in Puerto Rico isar p. godreau In March of 1995, The San Juan Star, one of Puerto Rico’s leading newspapers, announced that ‘‘Puerto Ricans will ‘bleach away’ many of the physical traces of its...