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Frequently Asked Questions When can I expect to receive my order? Books and Journals (2012 - present) will be shipped directly from publisher All other items will be shipped from CENTRO office upon periodic return to the office by Centro staff given COVID-19 related college safety rules. Do you offer free shipping? Yes How can I claim the 15-20% discount? All items at Centro Store are eligible...Read more
CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies VOLUME 32 • NUMBER 3 • 2020 Special Issue: Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local Participation Guest Editor: Edwin Meléndez Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local Participation: Introduction Edwin Meléndez Entrepreneurial Dynamics in Puerto Rico Before and After Hurricane María Manuel Lobato, Marta Álvarez and Marinés...Read more
CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies VOLUME XXXII • NUMBER I • Spring 2020 Revisiting Puerto Rico's Nineteenth-Century Sugar-and-Slavery History / Francisco Scarano Disrupting Colonial Identity: Puerto Rican Subjectivities in Cultural Essays / Cristina Esteves-Wolff Sobre la “peleíta monga” en la literatura puertorriqueña: masculinidades inadecuadas en los cuentos de Manuel...Read more
CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies VOLUME XXXI • NUMBER I • Spring 2019 A Specific Beauty: Pablo Delano’s Photography in New York City, Hartford, and Santurce / Guillermo B. Irizarry Adjustment Challenges: Puerto Ricans in New York City, 1938-1945. The Writings of Patria Aran Gosnell, Lawrence Chenaul,t and Frances M. Donohue / David Luciano and Gabriel Haslip-Viera Language...Read more
PATRIA Puerto Rican Revolutionary Exiles in Late Nineteenth Century New York by Edgardo Meléndez Published 2020 309 pages; map, notes, references, index; 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-1-945662-28-7 (paperback) LCCN: 2018052581 Price: $25.00 paperback About this book Patria: Puerto Rican Revolutionary Exiles in Late Nineteenth Century New York examines the activities and ideals of Puerto Rican revolutionary...Read more
NOT THE TIME TO STAY The Unpublished Plays of Víctor Fragoso Edited, translated and with an introduction by Consuelo Martínez-Reyes Published 2018 244 pages; 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-1-945662-24-9 (paperback) LCCN: 2018034538 Price: $25.00 paperback About this book Not the Time to Stay brings to light for the first time the marvellous work of Puerto Rican playwright Víctor Fragoso. Eight plays, edited and...Read more
LIBERALISM AND IDENTITY POLITICS Puerto Rican Community Organizations and Collective Action in New York City By José E. Cruz Published 2019 218 pages; notes, references, index: 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-1-945662-08-9 (paperback) LCCN: 2017006438 Price: $25.00 paperback About this book Liberalism and Identity Politics: Puerto Rican Community Organizations and Collective Action in New York City is a...Read more
RACE, FRONT AND CENTER Perspectives on Race Among Puerto Ricans Edited by Carlos Vargas-Ramos Published 2017 404 pages; notes, references, index; 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-1945662-00-3 (paperback) LCCN: 2016030601 Price: $30.00 paperback About this book Race, Front and Center: Perspectives on Race among Puerto Ricans is a collection of essays that captures in a single volume the breadth of research on the...Read more
RHYTHM & POWER Perspectives on Race Among Puerto Ricans and Latino Communities Edited by Derrick L. Washington Published 2017 90 pages; notes, references, index; 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-1-945662-16-4 (paperback) LCCN: 2017038687 Price: $20.00 paperback About this book The story of New York salsa—an up-tempo performance of percussive Latin music and Afro-Caribbean-infused dance— is one of cultural...Read more
BEFORE THE WAVE Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia, 1910–1945 By Víctor Vázquez-Hernández Published 2017 148 pages; notes, references, index; 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-1-945662-02-7 (paperback) LCCN: 2016047262 Price: $25.00 paperbacck About this book This book recounts the genesis of the Puerto Rican community in Philadelphia during the interwar years (1917–1945). It connects the origins of this community to...Read more