3 edition of Five centuries in Puerto Rico found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Loretta Phelps de Córdova.|
|LC Classifications||F1971 .P49 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||120 p. :|
|Number of Pages||120|
|LC Control Number||93086378|
Since , the Puerto Rico State Department has developed a protocol to issue certificates of Puerto Rican citizenship to Puerto Ricans. In order to be eligible, applicants must have been born in Puerto Rico; born outside of Puerto Rico to a Puerto Rican-born parent; or be an American citizen with at least one year residence in Puerto : ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Preface: Settling the Rich Port --Introduction: Interpreting San Juan de Puerto Rico --Caparra: The First Ciudad del Puerto Rico --San Juan: The Second Ciudad del Puerto Rico --The Conquest Period: San Juan becomes a Reality () --The Baroque Period from a .
In the 15th century, when Europeans first reached the island now named Puerto Rico, it was home to betw people, sometimes known collectively as Taíno. There were five settlements in Puerto Rico in ; years later, there were almost 40 settlements, and the island's population had grown to more than , Meanwhile, the waters of the Caribbean increasingly reflected the diplomatic wars unfolding in Europe.
German immigration to Puerto Rico began in the early part of the 19th century and continued to increase when German businessmen immigrated and established themselves with their families on the island.. However, it was the economic and political situation in Europe during the early 19th century plus the fact that the Spanish Crown re-issued the Royal Decree of Graces (Real Cédula de Gracias. This book examines national identity through the lens of Puerto Rico and through the voices of Puerto Ricans. It asks how members of an influential group in Puerto Rican society--political elites--have perceived and expressed their own identity in the century of U.S. sovereignty over Puerto Rico.
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Five Centuries in Puerto Rico: Portraits and Eras Revised Edition by Loretta P. De Cordova (Author)5/5(1). Yet, within that diversity, each region preserves its own character, and the observant traveler discovers differences between the cuisines of Martinique, Jamaica, Curacaco, Cuba and Puerto Rico.
For five centuries each has been developing its own gastronomic personality, but it is Puerto Rico that best offers haute cuisine at an international level, incorporating Caribbean ingredients and a long tradition of /5(14). Five Centuries in Puerto Rico: Portraits and Eras Paperback – January 1, by Loretta Phelps De Cordova (Author)5/5(1).
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phelps de Córdova, Loretta. Five centuries in Puerto Rico. San Juan, P.R.: Pub. Resources, Five centuries in Puerto Rico. San Germán: Interamerican University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Loretta Phelps de Córdova.
Get this from a library. Puerto Rico: five centuries of history. [Francisco A Scarano; Michael Kraemer; University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras Campus).
Programa Graduado en Traducción.]. As San Juan nears the th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last five centuries, transforming the site from a small Caribbean enclave to a sprawling modern capital.
As the oldest European settlement in. As San Juan nears the th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last five centuries, transforming the.
The history of Puerto Rico began with the settlement of the archipelago of Puerto Rico by the Ortoiroid people between 3, and 2, BC.
Other tribes, such as the Saladoid and Arawak Native Puerto Ricans, populated the island between BC and AD. At the time of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World inthe dominant indigenous culture was that of the Taínos.
The book begins with a historical overview of Puerto Rico during the Spanish colonial period (). It then focuses on the first five decades of the U.S. colonial regime, particularly its efforts to control local, political, and economic institutions as well as to "Americanize" the Island's culture and language/5(29).
Spanish for “rich port,”was first applied to its capital, known as San Juan Bautista de Puerto Rico in the 16th century. Gradually, the city came to be called San Juan and the island Puerto Rico. The name formerly was spelled Porto Rico. Puerto Rico is sometimes called the Island of Enchantment.
Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico - History: The following discussion focuses on Puerto Rican history from the time of European settlement.
For treatment of the island in its regional context, see Latin America, history of, and West Indies, history of. The first inhabitants of Puerto Rico were hunter-gatherers who reached the island more than 1, years before the arrival of the Spanish.
"New Voices of Old: Five Centuries of Puerto Rican Cultural History",by Dr. Ursula Acosta - an anthology of interviews, both real and imaginary, conducted by the author to Puerto Ricans covering various : JanuHannover, Germany. By the midth century, however, a wave of independence movements in Spain’s South American colonies had reached Puerto Rico.
Insome people attempted an uprising based in. Puerto Rico and the United States. Although Puerto Rico had just begun its experiment with self-government granted by the Spanish rulers inits citizens initially greeted the transfer of ultimate authority from Spain to the United States in with much enthusiasm because of the promise of the expansion of American democratic values and economic development.
Originally a Spanish colony, Puerto Rico was invaded by the United States during the Spanish-American War ofputting an end to centuries of Spanish rule. Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since - Kindle edition by Ayala, César J., Bernabe, Rafael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Puerto Rico in the American Century /5(21). Puerto Rico, officially Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Spanish Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, self-governing island commonwealth of the West Indies, associated with the United easternmost island of the Greater Antilles chain, it lies approximately 50 miles (80 km) east of the Dominican Republic, 40 miles (65 km) west of the Virgin Islands, and 1, miles (1, km).
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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Books shelved as puerto-rico-history: Cartoons of the War of with Spain, from Leading Foreign and American Papers by Charles Nelan, La Universidad E.
Under the Treaty of Paris ofSpain ceded Puerto Rico (along with Cuba, the Philippines and Guam) to the U.S. As a result, the turn of the century saw Puerto Rico under United States sovereignty.five equal horizontal bands of red (top, center, and bottom) alternating with white; a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side bears a large, white, five-pointed star in the center; the white star symbolizes Puerto Rico; the three sides of the triangle signify the executive, legislative and judicial parts of the government; blue stands for the sky and the coastal waters; red symbolizes.Spanish settlement of Puerto Rico began in the early s shortly after the formation of the Spanish state in (continuing until as a colony of Spain) and continues to the present 25 SeptemberChristopher Columbus set sail on his second voyage with 17 ships and 1,–1, men from Cádiz, Spain.
On 19 November he landed on the island, naming it San Juan Bautista.