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Puerto Rico under Colonial Rule: Political Persecution and the Quest for Human Rights 1 edition

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The book contains eleven chapters authored by academics and intellectuals from the fields of political science, history, sociology, and law, and includes a Foreword by Congressman José E. Serrano. A research essay by Bosque-Pérez (“Political Persecution against Puerto Rican Anti-Colonial Activists in the Twentieth Century”) serves as the opening chapter of the book. The section on Political Persecution in Twentieth-Century Puerto Rico also has chapters by María E. Estades-Font, Ivonne Acosta-Lespier, and José (Ché) Paralitici. The section on Contemporary Issues features chapters by José Javier Colón Morera, Jorge Benítez-Nazario, Jan Susler, and Alberto L. Márquez. The last section of the book, The Vieques Case, contains three chapters: one by Jalil Sued-Badillo, another coauthored by César J. Ayala, and Viviana Carro-Figueroa; and the final one by José Javier Colón Morera, and José E. Rivera Santana.

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Puerto Rico under Colonial Rule: Political Persecution and the Quest for Human Rights

Published June 2006 by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .

Table of Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS iv
FOREWORD Congressman José E. Serrano xi
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii
INTRODUCTION: PUERTO RICO’S QUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 1
PART I. POLITICAL PERSECUTION IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY PUERTO RICO
1. Political Persecution against Puerto Rican Anti-Colonial Activists in the Twentieth Century Ramón Bosque-Pérez 13
2. The Critical Year of 1936 through the Reports of the Military Intelligence Division María E. Estades-Font 49
3. The Smith Act Goes to San Juan: La Mordaza,1948-1957 Ivonne Acosta-Lespier 59
4. Imprisonment and Colonial Domination, 1898–1958 José (Ché) Paralitici 67
PART II. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
5. Puerto Rico: The Puzzle of Human Rights and Self-Determination José Javier Colón Morera 83
6. The Changing Nature of Intolerance Jorge Benítez-Nazario 103
7. Puerto Rican Political Prisoners in U.S. Prisons Jan Susler 119
8. Puerto Rican Independentistas: Subversives or Subverted? Alberto L. Márquez 139
PART III. THE VIEQUES CASE
9. Vieques: To Be or Not to Be Jalil Sued-Badillo 153
10. Expropriation and Displacement of Civilians in Vieques, 1940–1950 César J. Ayala and Viviana Carro-Figueroa 173
11. New Dimensions in Civil Society Mobilization: The Struggle for Peace in Vieques José Javier Colón Morera and José E. Rivera Santana 207
FURTHER READING 233
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS 237
INDEX 243

The Physical Object

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Paperback
Number of pages
270

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Open Library
OL24328101M
ISBN 13
978-0-7914-6418-2

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