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New Acquisitions

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Centro Library

Here are some of the latest books added to our library collection, as of November 2017:

  • Black music of two worlds : African, Caribbean, Latin, and African-American traditions - John Storm Roberts 
  • The education of Margot Sanchez - Lilliam Rivera
  • Gendered geographies in Puerto Rican culture : spaces, sexualities, solidarities – Radost Rangelova
  • The great woman singer : gender and voice in Puerto Rican music - Licia Fiol-Matta 
  • Latino city : immigration and urban crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000 - Llana Barber
  • Mayanito's new friends = Los nuevos amigos de Mayanito – Tato Laviera
  • Malady and genius : self-sacrifice in Puerto Rican literature - Benigno Trigo 
  • Puerto Rican identity, political development, and democracy in New York, 1960-1990 - José E. Cruz
  • Race, front and center : perspectives on race among Puerto Ricans - Carlos Vargas Ramos, editor.
  • Radical imagination, radical humanity : Puerto Rican political activism in New York – Rose Muzio
  • Reclaiming Gotham : Bill de Blasio and the movement to end America's tale of two cities – Juan González
  • Rhythm & power : performing salsa in Puerto Rican and Latino communities.
  • Slave families and the hato economy in Puerto Rico - David Martin Stark
  • Las Villas of Plattekill and Ulster County - Ismael Martínez Jr.
  • Voces de bohío : vocabulario de la cultura taína - Rafael García Bidó

Library and Archives Access Policy

The Centro Library and Archives is open to the general public. We are located on the First Floor of the Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work Building (2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street in El Barrio). Users wishing to enter the Centro Library and Archives must bring a photo ID and check-in at the Visitor’s Center. CUNY staff and students should use their CUNY identification when visiting our facility.