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Puerto Rico Past and Present free pdf This is a reference guide to more than 500 years of political, social, economic, and cultural development in Puerto Rico. It includes nearly 300 entries on important people, places, events, social and political issues, legislation, movements and organizations, and terms and concepts.

About Ronald Fernandez

RONALD FERNANDEZ is Professor of Sociology at Central Connecticut State University. He is author of a number of books, including Prisoners of Colonialism: The Struggle for Justice in Puerto Rico (1994), Cruising the Caribbean: U.S. Influence and Intervention in the Twentieth Century (1994), and Los Macheteros: The Violent Struggle for Puerto Rican Independence (1988). SERAFIN MENDEZ MENDEZ is Associate Professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University. His research interests lie in the area of health communication, particularly HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico, and in the ways in which American and Puerto Rican cultures interact. His work in the area of Puerto Rican culture is based on the assumption that culture is dynamic and, regardless of the efforts of Puerto Ricans to defend and maintain what they consider to be native culture, bound to change. His contributions to this encyclopedia are the entries on literature, arts, popular culture, and media. A native of Puerto Rico, he has lived and worked in the U.S. for 14 years. GAIL CUETO is Assistant Professor of Education at Central Connecticut State University. She has worked in the field of teacher education for many years, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. Her research interests include language learning and bilingual education, as well as curriculum. Her research agenda includes identifying the best means for training teachers who work with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. She has developed a cross-disciplinary project combining classroom instruction and field visits focusing on Puerto Rican culture. Her contributions to this encyclopedia include entries on women who have contributed to Puerto Rican history and culture, language, education, and feminism.

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Author : Ronald Fernandez
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 March 1998
ISBN : 031329822X
EAN : 9780313298226
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 408 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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