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History of Puerto Rico

History of Puerto Rico

by Fernando Pico
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ISBN-13: 9781558765993
Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/09/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 326,051
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Weights and Measures

Map 1: The Caribbean in the 16th Century

Preface to the Edition in English

Chapter 1: The Formation of the Puerto Rican Land

Chapter 2: Amerindian Societies

Chapter 3: Backgrounds of the New Settlers of Puerto Rico

Map 2: Africa in the 15th Century: main ecological zones and important cities of the west

Map 3: Europe during the Spanish conquest of America

Chapter 4: The Conquest of Boriquen

Chapter 5: Agriculture and Cattle Raising in the 16th and 17th Centuries

Chapter 6: Puerto Rico in the Struggle for Commercial Hegemony in the 16th and

17th Centuries Caribbean

Chapter 7: Corsairs and Torch and Machete Farmers (1700-1765)

Chapter 8: Political Vicissitudes

Chapter 9: Faces New and Old: The Population (1765-1823)

Chapter 10: The Transition to Monocultures (1765-1823)

Chapter 11: A Slaveholding Society (1824-1868)

Chapter 12: In the Hour of the Mountain (1868-1898)

Chapter 13: Puerto Rico Becomes a Vast Sugarcane Field

Chapter 14: The New Industrial and Urban Order (1940-1980)

Chapter 15: Changes in Perceptions and Values (From the 1960s to 2005)


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