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Boricuas in Gotham: Puerto Ricans in the Making of Modern New York City / Edition 1

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Overview

This new and very important collection of essays reinterprets and updates the history of New York's Puerto Rican community and its leaders from the beginnings of the great migration in the 1940s to the present time. The collection also honors the memory of the late Dr. Antonia Pantoja, who was perhaps the community's most important and influential activist and institution builder during this period.
The book is organized in chronological order and includes chapters by noted historians, sociologists, and political scientists, such as Virginia Sánchez Korrol, Ana Celia Zentella, José Cruz, Francisco Rivera Batiz, and Gabriel Haslip-Viera. These chapters focus on issues of culture, demography, language, economic status, politics, and community organization.
Eminently useful in college-level courses that deal with Latinos and other ethnic groups in U.S. society, the book ends with essays by Angelo Falcón and Clara E. Rodríguez that assess the legacy, current status, and future prospects of the Puerto Rican community in New York.
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Editorial Reviews

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Collaboratively compiled and edited by the team of Gabriel Haslip-Viera (Director of the Program in Latin American and Latino Studies, City College, CUNY), Angelo Falcon (Senior Policy Executive for the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund), and Felix Matos Rodriguez (Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Policy, Hunter College), Boricuas In Gotham: Puerto Ricans In The Making Of Modern New York City anthologizes essays reinterpreting and updating the history of New York's Puerto Rican community and its leadership from the beginnings of the great migration in the 1940s down to the present day. Organized in chronological order and including chapters by noted historians, sociologists, and political scientists, Boricuas In Gotham covers diverse issues of culture, demography, language, economic status, politics, and community organization. Also available in a hardcover edition (1558763554, $69.95), Boricuas In Gotham is a seminal work of impressive scholarship and a welcome contribution to Latino Studies supplemental reading lists as well as 20th Century American History reference collections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558763562
  • Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 286
  • Sales rank: 991,945
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Gabriel Haslip-Viera, City College, CUNY, is the editor of Taíno Revival: Critical Perspectives on Puerto Rican Identity and Cultural Politics.

Angelo Falcón, Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, is the author of numerous articles on Puerto Rican/Latino politics.

Félix V. Matos-Rodríguez, Hunter College, is the author of Women in San Juan: 1820-1868.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.
ANGELO FALCÓN, GABRIEL HASLIP-VIERA
and FÉLIX MATOS RODRÍGUEZ

1. Building the New York-Puerto Rican Community, 1945-1965: An
Historical Interpretation.
VIRGINIA SÁNCHEZ KORROL

Commentary: New York Puerto Rican History and Languages(s),
(1945-1965): Algunos Recuerdos de Una Nuyorican de Intervale.
ANA CELIA ZENTELLA . . .

2. The Changing Socioeconomic and Political Fortunes of Puerto Ricans
in New York City, 1960-1990.
JOSÉ E CRUZ

Commentary: From Civil Rights to the "Decade of the "Hispanic:"
Boricuas in Gotham, 1960-1990.
ANGELO FALCÓN

3. Puerto Rican New Yorkers in the 1990s: A Demographic and
Socioeconomic Profile.
FRANCISCO L. RIVERA BATÍZ

Boricuas in 1990s New York: A Decade of Accomplishments and
Disappointments.
GABRIEL HASLIP-VIERA

4. De'tras Pa'lante: Explorations on the Future History of Puerto Ricans
in New York City.
ANGELO FALCÓN . . . . . .

Commentary: Forging a New, New York: The Puerto Rican Community, Post 1945.
CLARA E. RODRÍGUEZ . . .

Commentary: A Stronger Puerto Rican New York.
HON. FERNANDO FERRER . . .

Appendix: Puerto Ricans in New York: A Historical and Community
Development Perspective (1989).
ANTONIA PANTOJA
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