The Bodega: A Cornerstone of Puerto Rican Barrios (The Justo Martí Collection) by Carlos Sanbria From the 1940s to the 1970s bodegas, those ubiquitous corner-stores, in New York City’s barrios were more than places where Puerto Rican recent immigrants bought their groceries. As the photographs in this photo-essay book demonstrates, they were also anchors for the social and cultural life of...Read more
The Almanac of Puerto Ricans in the United States Learn more about the recent changes in the Puerto Rican community on the mainland United States through national and state-specific demographic data. The almanac compiles information on social, economic, and civic conditions of the Puerto Rican population in nine key states, and includes maps, tables, and descriptions of the population nationwide...Read more
The State of Puerto Ricans 2013 $15.00 Edited by Edwin Meléndez and Carlos Vargas Ramos The State of Puerto Ricans, 2013 collects in a single report the most current data on social, economic, and civic conditions of the Puerto Rican population in the United States available from governmental sources, mostly from the U.S. Census Bureau. The report presents a pictureof endurance and resiliency in...Read more
Puerto Ricans at the Dawn of the New Millennium $24.99 Edwin Meléndez and Carlos Vargas-Ramos, Editors The demographic and socio-economic profile of Puerto Ricans has changed dramatically, even in the short span of years since the advent of the 21st century. Consider that in 2003 there were 3.8 million stateside Puerto Ricans and 3.8 million residing in Puerto Rico itself. By 2012, the most...Read more
The AmeRícan Poet: Essays on the Work of Tato Laviera $24.99 Product Description The AmeRícan Poet: Essays on the Work of Tato Laviera is a collection of thirteen essays, an introduction and a foreword by fifteen established and emerging scholars. Known as a Nuyorican poet, Laviera is more appropriately celebrated as an AmeRícan writer of national and international prominence. As a whole, the...Read more
Memorias de Gilberto Gerena Valentin Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín : memorias de un puertorriqueño en Nueva York , por Gilberto Gerena Valentín. Edición de Carlos Rodríguez Fraticelli ISBN: 978-1-878483-64-5 $24.99 paper To Order the book: Click Here also avilable on EPUB - and Kindle Tabla de Contenido Para mas información comuníquese via Email a centrops@hunter.cuny.edu About the Author Autor y...Read more
Gilberto Gerena Valentín: My Life as a Community Activist, Labor Organizer, and Progressive Politician in New York City . Gerena Valentín is a key figure in the development of the Puerto Rican community in the United States, especially from the 1940s through the 1970s. He played an active part in the founding and development of all the major Puerto Rican organizations in the postwar period. He...Read more