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Author Guerra, Lillian.

Title Popular expression and national identity in Puerto Rico : the struggle for self, community and nation / Lillian Guerra
Published Gainesville ; [Great Britain] : University Press of Florida, [1998]


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 W'PONDS  306.097295 Gue/Pea  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: The Dynamics of Identity and the Role of Historical Memory -- Ch. 1. The Promise and Disillusion of Americanization: Surveying the Socioeconomic Terrain of Early Twentieth-Century Puerto Rico -- Ch. 2. Legitimating the Self through the Other: Elite Appropriations of the Jibaro in Changing Colonial Contexts -- Ch. 3. The Jibaro - Refuge of the Puerto Rican Soul: Elite Discourses of Nostalgia, Incorporation, and Betrayal -- Ch. 4. Popular Consciousness and Creative Expression: Constructing Self in the World of the Other -- Ch. 5. Marking the Bounds of Community and Claiming the Nation -- Ch. 6. Views of Women and Blackness: Defending and Contesting Ideologies of Otherness in the World of the Other -- Conclusion: Puerto Rico as Colony, as Case Study
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ethnicity -- Puerto Rico.
Identity (Psychology) -- Puerto Rico.
Jíbaro (Puerto Rican identity)
Nationalism -- Puerto Rico.
Social psychology -- Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico -- Civilization.
LC no. 98016217
ISBN 0813015944