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Puerto Rico under Colonial Rule

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Essays on human rights in Puerto Rico during the twentieth century.
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Essays on human rights in Puerto Rico during the twentieth century.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791464182
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2006
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ramón Bosque-Pérez is a Researcher at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, The City University of New York. José Javier Colón Morera is Professor of Political Science at the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras. Bosque-Pérez and Colón Morera have also coedited Las Carpetas: Persecución politica y derechos civiles en Puerto Rico.

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Table of Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
FOREWORD BY CONGRESSMAN JOSÉ E. SERRANO
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION: PUERTO RICO’S QUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

PART I. POLITICAL PERSECUTION IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY PUERTO RICO

1. Political Persecution against Puerto Rican Anti-Colonial Activists in the Twentieth Century
Ramón Bosque-Pérez

2. The Critical Year of 1936 through the Reports of the Military Intelligence Division
María E. Estades-Font

3. The Smith Act Goes to San Juan: La Mordaza,1948-1957
Ivonne Acosta-Lespier

4. Imprisonment and Colonial Domination, 1898–1958
José (Ché) Paralitici

PART II. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

5. Puerto Rico: The Puzzle of Human Rights and Self-Determination
José Javier Colón Morera

6. The Changing Nature of Intolerance
Jorge Benítez-Nazario

7. Puerto Rican Political Prisoners in U.S. Prisons
Jan Susler

8. Puerto Rican Independentistas: Subversives or Subverted?
Alberto L. Márquez

PART III. THE VIEQUES CASE

9. Vieques: To Be or Not to Be
Jalil Sued-Badillo

10. Expropriation and Displacement of Civilians in Vieques, 1940–1950
César J. Ayala and Viviana Carro-Figueroa

11. New Dimensions in Civil Society Mobilization: The Struggle for Peace in Vieques
José Javier Colón Morera and José E. Rivera Santana

FURTHER READING
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
INDEX

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