Centro Journal 31, no. 3 (Summer 2019)

Centro Journal 31, no. 3 (Summer 2019)


Erasing Race: Translating Out the “Afro” in René Marqués’s La carreta/The Oxcart / J. Bret Maney

Building Puerto Rico’s Anti-Colonial Literary Canon: Nilita Vientós Gastón’s Venture with Asomante / Enrique González-Conty

The Color Gradient of Economic Opportunity: Implications of Skin Tone Labor Market Segmentation for Puerto Ricans in the United States / M. Anne Visser

Beyond Good and Bad Fat: Understanding Puerto Rican Body Size Norms / Isa Rodríguez-Soto and Shir Lerman Ginzburg
The U.S. Alien Property Custodian vs. German Business in New York and Puerto Rico during the First World War / Humberto García-Muñiz

Book Reviews

Puerto Ricans in the United States: A Contemporary Portrait, 2nd Edition, by Edna Acosta-Belén and Carlos E. Santiago (Carmen Haydée Rivera Vega)

Healing Memories: Puerto Rican Women’s Literature in the United States, by Elizabeth Garcia (Carmen Haydée Rivera Vega)

Soldiers of the Nation: Military Service and Modern Puerto Rico, 1868-1952, by Harry Franqui-Rivera (Carlos I. Hernández)

The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists, by Naomi Klein (Víctor M. Rodríguez)