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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
Another year, another list of the perfect gifts for the Boricua Holiday Season. Look through our list of 2019 publications on all issues Puerto Rican - here and there. If you'd like more options, feel free to check our 2018 list . CENTRO PRESS Meléndez, Edgardo. Patria: Puerto Rican Revolutionary Exiles in Late Nineteenth Century New York. New York, NY: Centro Press. Patria examines the...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NOT THE TIME TO STAY The Unpublished Plays of Víctor Fragoso Edited, translated and with an introduction by Consuelo Martínez-Reyes Published 2018 244 pages; 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-1-945662-24-9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
Another year, another list. Again, by no means comprehensive (and in no particular order), but there should be something for everyone. So whether you're looking to catch up on your reading or pick up a couple of gifts this holiday season, we've got you covered. And if you want more options, check out the 2016 list . CENTRO PRESS Washington, Derrick León, editor; Renta, Priscilla, editor;...Read more
State of Puerto Ricans 2017
THE STATE OF PUERTO RICANS 2017 Edited by Edwin Meléndez and Carlos Vargas-Ramos Published 2017 138 pages; 8.5 x 11 ISBN: 978-1-945662-12-6 (paperback) LCCN: 2017021705 Price: $25.00 paperback About this book This book provides an updated overview of some of the most salient subjects and themes about the Puerto Rican population in the United States at present. It highlights the continued mobility...Read more