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Meet The Author: Harry Franqui-Rivera

Thursday, November 8, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Centro Library and Archives
Silberman Building, Rm 120 2180 Third Ave. at 119th St.
New York, NY 10035


In Soldiers of the Nation, Harry Franqui-Rivera argues that the emergence of strong and complicated Puerto Rican national identities is deeply rooted in the long history of colonial military organizations on the island. Franqui-Rivera examines the patterns of inclusion-exclusion within the military and the various forms of citizenship that are subsequently transformed into socioeconomic and political enfranchisement.

Author: Harry Franqui-Rivera

Commentator: Teresita Levy, Lehman College




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