Boricuas in Gotham: Puerto Ricans in the Making of Modern New York City : Essays in Memory of Antonia Pantoja

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Gabriel Haslip-Viera, Angelo Falcón, Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, Antonia Pantoja
Markus Wiener Publishers, 2005 - Social Science - 240 pages
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This study encompasses the process of colonization and decolonization from the early modern period to the twentieth century. It shows that the Europeans were normally not considered dangerous invaders by local populations until they threatened the traditional cultures with missionaries, European schools, and bureaucracy.

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Contents

Building the New York Puerto Rican Community
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Commentary A Nuyoricans View of our History
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The Changing Socioeconomic and Political Fortunes
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