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From Colonia to Community : The History of Puerto Ricans in New York City

From Colonia to Community : The History of Puerto Ricans in New York City - 94 edition

ISBN13: 978-0520079007

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ISBN13: 978-0520079007
ISBN10: 0520079000
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 94
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 1994
International: No

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From Colonia to Community : The History of Puerto Ricans in New York City - 94 edition

ISBN13: 978-0520079007

Virginia E. Sanchez Korrol

ISBN13: 978-0520079007
ISBN10: 0520079000
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 94
Publisher: University of California Press

Published: 1994
International: No
Summary

First published in 1983, this book remains the only full-length study documenting the historical development of the Puerto Rican community in the United States. Expanded to bring it up to the present, Virginia Sánchez Korrol's work traces the growth of the early Puerto Rican settlements--"colonias"--into the unique, vibrant, and well-defined community of today.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Background of the Puerto Rican Migration to New York City
3. Settlement Patterns and Community Development
4. The Other Side of the Ocean
5. Organizational Activities Among Puerto Ricans in New York City Settlements
6. Politics, Issues, and Participation in Puerto Rican Colonias
7. From the Great Migration to the Present
Appendix I. Organizations in Operation in Puerto Rican Communities, 1900-1950
Appendix II. Political Organization Chart, 1900-1930
Appendix III. Officers and Voting Members of the Porto Rican Brotherhood of America, 1923, 1925, 1927
Glossary
Bibliography
Additions to the Bibliography, 1994
Index

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