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The Modernization of Puerto Rico

A Political Study of Changing Values and Institutions

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674864108

Publication Date: 01/01/1969

440 pages


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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part I: The Sociocultural Background
    • 1. The Traditional Value System
    • 2. Nineteenth-Century Society and Politics
  • Part II: Cultures in Conflict
    • 3. The American Challenge
    • 4. Puerto Rican Responses
    • 5. The Desperate Thirties
  • Part III: Economic and Social Change
    • 6. Breakthrough toward Modernity
    • 7. Modernizing the Economy
    • 8. Social Modernization
  • Part IV: Political Change
    • 9. Governmental Reforms
    • 10. Achievement of Commonwealth Status
    • 11. Political-Status Controversies after 1952
  • Part V: Political Stability
    • 12. Politics, the People, and the PPD
    • 13. The Leadership of Luis Muñoz Marín
    • 14. After Muñoz?
  • Notes
  • Index

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