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Author Thomas, Lorrin

Title Puerto Rican citizen : history and political identity in twentieth-century New York City / Lorrin Thomas

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  F128.9.P85 T463 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  F128.9 P85 T463 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Reserves  Hist 220 Wheaton    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Historical studies of urban America
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Puerto Ricans, citizenship, and recognition -- New citizens of New York : community organization and political culture in the twenties -- Confronting race in the metropole : racial ascription and racial discourse during the Depression -- Pursuing the promise of the New Deal : relief and the politics of nationalism in the thirties -- How to represent the postwar migration : the liberal establishment, the Puerto Rican Left, and the "Puerto Rican problem" -- How to study the postwar migrant : social science, Puerto Ricans, and social problems -- "Juan Q. Citizen," aspirantes, and Young Lords : youth activism in a new world -- Epilogue: from colonial citizen to Nuyorican
LC subject Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Economic conditions
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Politics and government
ISBN 9780226796086 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226796086 (cloth : alk. paper)