Dona Licha's Island: Modern Colonialism in Puerto Rico
Lopez examines the history of Puerto Rico from the extermination of the native Taino population, the importation of African slaves and Spanish colonial culture, to the 1980s movements for labor, student, and women's rights, and the debates over statehood or independence.
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Lopez argues for Puerto Rican independence, but in his analysis, the people suffer from a feeling of helplessness after years of abuse, plus a disabling fear of the wrath of Uncle Sam at losing the ... Read full review
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