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Five centuries in Puerto Rico portraits and eras by Loretta Phelps de CoМЃrdova

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Published by Publishing Resources in San Juan, Puerto Rico .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Puerto Rico

Subjects:

  • Puerto Rico -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLoretta Phelps de Córdova.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1971 .P49 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1447032M
ISBN 100898250064
LC Control Number93086378

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Five Centuries in Puerto Rico: Portraits and Eras Paperback – January 1, by Loretta Phelps De Cordova (Author)5/5(1). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phelps de Córdova, Loretta. Five centuries in Puerto Rico. San Juan, P.R.: Pub. Resources, Five centuries in Puerto Rico. San Germán: Interamerican University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Loretta Phelps de Córdova. Get this from a library! Puerto Rico: five centuries of history. [Francisco A Scarano; Michael Kraemer; University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras Campus). Programa Graduado en Traducción.].

As San Juan nears the th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last five centuries, transforming the site from a small Caribbean enclave to a sprawling modern capital. As the oldest European settlement in .   As San Juan nears the th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last five centuries, transforming the. The history of Puerto Rico began with the settlement of the archipelago of Puerto Rico by the Ortoiroid people between 3, and 2, BC. Other tribes, such as the Saladoid and Arawak Native Puerto Ricans, populated the island between BC and AD. At the time of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in , the dominant indigenous culture was that of the Taínos. The book begins with a historical overview of Puerto Rico during the Spanish colonial period (). It then focuses on the first five decades of the U.S. colonial regime, particularly its efforts to control local, political, and economic institutions as well as to "Americanize" the Island's culture and language/5(29).

Spanish for “rich port,”was first applied to its capital, known as San Juan Bautista de Puerto Rico in the 16th century. Gradually, the city came to be called San Juan and the island Puerto Rico. The name formerly was spelled Porto Rico. Puerto Rico is sometimes called the Island of Enchantment. Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico - History: The following discussion focuses on Puerto Rican history from the time of European settlement. For treatment of the island in its regional context, see Latin America, history of, and West Indies, history of. The first inhabitants of Puerto Rico were hunter-gatherers who reached the island more than 1, years before the arrival of the Spanish. "New Voices of Old: Five Centuries of Puerto Rican Cultural History", , by Dr. Ursula Acosta - an anthology of interviews, both real and imaginary, conducted by the author to Puerto Ricans covering various : Janu , Hannover, Germany.   By the midth century, however, a wave of independence movements in Spain’s South American colonies had reached Puerto Rico. In , some people attempted an uprising based in .