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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 13–25.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Solsiree del Moral In “Modern Puerto Rico,” historian Solsiree del Moral recommends five foundational readings on the nineteenth- and twentieth-century history of Puerto Rico. The selected readings introduce nonspecialists to the history of class, race, and gender relations on the island...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 77–89.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Darien Brahms This comparative photographic essay examines the socioeconomic state of Puerto Rico in the pre- and post-Operation Bootstrap eras. A visual narrative, it pairs the images of 1940s Farm Security Administration photographer Jack Delano with contemporary photographs by the author...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 121–146.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Lisa G. Materson This article examines the activism of three women of different generations—Emilia Rodríguez Sotero, Baldramina Sotero Cervoni, and Isabel Rosado Morales—in the movement for Puerto Rico's independence in the twentieth century to demonstrate the sheer breadth of some...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (96): 33–57.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Kelvin Santiago-Valles MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2006 “Bloody Legislations,” “Entombment,” and Race Making in the Spanish Atlantic: Differentiated Spaces of General(ized) Confinement in Spain and Puerto Rico, 1750 – 1840 Kelvin Santiago-Valles As Karl...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (102): 154–160.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Edgar Iván Gutiérrez INTERVIEWS Pedagogy and Activism in Vieques, Puerto Rico: An Interview with Ismael Guadalupe Edgar Iván Gutiérrez Vieques, a small island off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, has for many years attracted international notice for its controversial role...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (73): 47–73.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Kelvin A. Santiago-Valles Copyright © 1999 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1999 ”Higher Womanhood” Among the ”Lower Races”: Julia McNair Henry in Puerto Rico and the ”Burdens” of 1898 Kelvin...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 107–141.
Published: 01 May 2021
... AIDS activists enacted a queer and feminist decolonial activism that looked past the continental United States to the global South. In Puerto Rico, Latinx AIDS activists helped establish the first chapter of ACT UP in a Spanish-speaking country. Together, the Latina/o Caucus and ACT UP/Puerto Rico...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 2. A teach-in in Puerto Rico. From left to right: Latina/o Caucus member Andrew Vélez, caucus member Carlos Cordero, Puerto Rican writer Mayra Santos Febres, and caucus member Lydia Awadallah. Courtesy of the Latina/o Caucus. More
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 91–119.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that sanctioned the conquest of Native American tribes and lands and how between 1901 and 1921 they derived a similar status for the United States' insular colonies. It then foregrounds another interrelationship between Puerto Rico and its homologues: connected geostrategic and economic logics from the early...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 147–172.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marisol LeBrón This article examines the practice of “ carpeteo ,” or politicized police surveillance and targeted harassment, during the 2010 and 2011 student strikes at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR). LeBrón argues that police and security forces engaged in tactics that deeply resonated...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 27–35.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Fernando Picó Instead of approaching the history of Puerto Rico from the habitual narrative of the failed attempts to create an independent state, this essay reviews five very different books which help give an alternative view of the island's history: Arturo Morales Carrión's Puerto Rico...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 199–222.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sara Awartani This article examines how Chicago Puerto Rican independentistas imagine the colonial relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States through an analysis of their articulations and actions with and on behalf of Palestinian self-determination in the 1970s and early 1980s. Drawing...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 63–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and Africa. He worked as a labor organizer and labor journalist in the US and Puerto Rico, and recently retired as director of the Arnold M. Dubin Labor Education Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. In the interview, Soler discusses his early relationships to the Black Panthers and Chicano...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 46–61.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Margaret Power José E. López discusses his childhood as an impoverished peasant in Puerto Rico and his youth as a marginalized Puerto Rican in Chicago. He then explores how key political events and movements of the 1960s, such as the Algerian revolution, the development of liberation theology...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (115): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
... explores the forgotten experiment of removing and detaining Haitian refugees on an isolated military base in Puerto Rico, as an alternate location to Krome. In this vein, Krome's history maps military and migratory circuits between the United States and the Caribbean, and it underscores a longue durée...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 173–198.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of respectability could privilege Puerto Ricans vis-à-vis Mexican American agricultural migrants in rural Michigan. Eileen J. Findlay is professor of history at American University. Her most recent publication on the history of Puerto Rico and its diaspora is We Are Left without a Father Here: Masculinity...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Margaret Power; Andor Skotnes Editors’ Introduction Margaret Power and Andor Skotnes On October 27, 1974, more than 20,000 people jammed Madison Square Garden (see fig. 1). They came to support independence for Puerto Rico and the release of the five Nationalist political prisoners who...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 37–45.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., her arms firmly grasped by two Capitol police shortly after she and three other Nationalists opened fire in the U.S. Congress to alert the world to Puerto Rico’s colonial status, has acquired iconic status (figure 1). On September 9, 2004, I had the opportunity to interview Lebron, then eighty...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 39–61.
Published: 01 January 2017
... features of industrial sugar making. Cuba and Puerto Rico are the focus of this essay, since they were the larg- est Caribbean components of what April Merleaux has recently called the US sugar empire. These islands, along with the Dominican Republic, were dominated by US capital and produced most...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (68): 54–78.
Published: 01 May 1997
... studies some other society-any other society-besides Puerto Rico! -S. Mintz (1978) [Tlhe question of the identity of the "we" that keeps coming up in phrases such as "ourselves" and "our own society. "Who is this "we"? -A. Gupta and J...