Puerto Ricans in the United States : a contemporary portrait / Edna Acosta-Belén, Carlos E. Santiago

Author(s): Acosta-Belén, Edna
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Subjects: Puerto Ricans--United States--History
Puerto Ricans--Emigration and immigration--History
Puerto Rico--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006
Series: Latinos, exploring diversity and change
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xiv, 272 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Santiago, Carlos Enrique
Notes: LCCN: 2006002396
ISBN: 1588263991 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1588264009 (pbk. : alk. paper)
EAN: 9781588263995
EAN: 9781588264008
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-252) and index
Contents: Introduction : portrait of a commuter nation -- The colonial experience -- Migrations before World War II -- Postwar migration patterns -- A demographic portrait -- Social and civil rights struggles -- Voices and images of the diaspora -- Overcoming the colonial experience: future challenges -- Brief chronology of Puerto Rican history
OCLC Number: 63245334
ISBN/ISSN: 1588263991