Author: Ángel Collado Schwarz
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Business & Economics
By looking at six countries similar in size to Puerto Rico--Ireland, Singapore, Israel, New Zealand, Estonia and Slovenia--that have gained independence, the author gleans lessons that should be learned if Puerto Rico is going to ever achieve its independence from the United States. Original.
Author: Edward J. Berbusse
Publisher: UNC Press Books
Release Date: 2017-11-01
Genre: Political Science
Through a close examination of the United States military governments established in Puerto Rico, and with careful attention to the important Foraker Act of 1900, the author presents in detail the results of Puerto Rico's transition from the old world to the new. Originally published in 1966. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.
Recently revised to include the latest current events, this classic reference presents the historical, social, political, and cultural aspects of Puerto Rico. • Offers insight into more than 500 years of Puerto Rican history • Introduces the concept of "Nuyoricans," a term for those who have helped to define and create alternative definitions of Puerto Rico • Contains biographical entries on historical figures and political leaders • Includes a selection of photographs to visually engage the reader
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations, and Human Rights
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Release Date: 1994
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces readers to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. This collection serves as a primary anthology for introductory U.S. history, covering the subject’s entire chronological span. Comprehensive topical coverage includes politics, economics, labor, gender, culture, and social trends. The Third Edition features greater focus on visual and cultural sources throughout. Several chapters now include images, songs and poems to give readers a better feel for the time period and events under discussion. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.