Puerto Rican Movement PB / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566396189
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/1998
  • Series: Puerto Rican Studies Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 381
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Political Radicalism in the Diaspora - The Puerto Rican Experience 1
2 Political Cultures of the Puerto Rican Left in the United States 25
3 Coming Full Circle: The Puerto Rican Socialist Party, U.S. Branch 48
4 Pushing Left to Get to the Center: Puerto Rican Radicalism in Hartford, Connecticut 69
5 Another West Side Story: An Interview with Members of El Comite - MINP 88
6 Bridging Homeland and Barrio Politics: The Young Lords in Philadelphia 107
7 "Rifle, Canon, y Escopeta!": A Chronicle of the Puerto Rican Student Union 124
8 Unreconstructed Revolutionaries: Today's Puerto Rican Political Prisoners/Prisoners of War 144
9 La Vida Pura: A Lord of the Barrio 155
10 "In the Belly of the Beast": Beyond Survival 173
11 Our Movement: One Woman's Story 192
12 PALANTE, SIEMPRE PALANTE! The Young Lords 210
13 Artist, Writer, and Political Prisoner: An Interview with Elizam Escobar 228
14 An Oral History of the Puerto Rican Socialist Party in Boston, 1972-1978 246
15 Poet, Writer, a Voice for Unity: An Interview with Piri Thomas 263
16 Puerto Ricans and the Community Control Movement: An Interview with Luis Fuentes 280
17 Paginas Omitidas: The Gay and Lesbian Presence 296
18 An African American-Puerto Rican Connection 316
19 Forging Solidarity: Politics, Protest, and the Vieques Solidarity Network 329
Notes 341
Bibliography 363
Contributors 367
Index 371
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