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Author Esterrich, Carmelo, author

Title Concrete and countryside : articulations of the urban and the rural in 1950s Puerto Rican cultural production / Carmelo Esterrich
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 207 pages) : illustrations
Series Illuminations : cultural formations of the Americas
Illuminations (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Contents Part 1. The momentous 1950s : bootstrapping Puerto Rican culture -- Introduction. Cementing modernization -- 1. Fabrications, confabulations, contestations : fashioning and negotiating Puerto Rican culture in the arts -- Part 2. Beyond the country and the city : landscape, migration, culture -- 2. Unsustainable Edens : the countryside of the city -- 3. The countryside in the cities : troubling urban cultures -- Epilogue and conclusions. Concrete with countryside
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-197), discography of Cortijo y su combo's albums, filmography of DIVEDCO, and index
Notes Print version record
Subject González, José Luis, 1926-1996 -- Influence.
Marqués, René -- Influence.
Puerto Rico. División de Educación de la Comunidad -- Influence.
Cortijo y su Combo (Musical group) -- Influence.
Rural-urban relations -- Puerto Rico -- 20th century.
Puerto Rico -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822983451 (electronic bk.)
9780822983453 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Concrete and countryside : the urban and the rural in 1950s Puerto Rican culture