Abel, Christopher and Nissa Torrents, eds.
José Mart’ Revolutionary Democrat
. Durham: Duke University, 1986.
Traces life of José Mart’, including written excerpts of his works, correspondence, and speeches.
Alvarez, Jose Hernandez.
Return Migration to Puerto Rico
. Westport: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1967.
Analytical study written in prose with detailed charts and graphs.
Bloomfield, Richard J., ed.
Puerto Rico: The Search for a National Policy
. Boulder: Westview Press, 1985.
Collection of papers presented at conference sponsored by World Peace Foundation of Boston with Meridian House International of Washington, D.C. All areas covered including economic, social, political issues.
Puerto Rico: A Colonial Experiment
. New York: Vintage Books, 1984.
Study of U.S. and Puerto Rican relationship.
Fitzpatrick, Joseph P.
Puerto Rican Americans
. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1971.
Detailed analysis of Puerto Ricans once they have settled in New York.
Foner, Philip S., ed.
Our America, by José Mart’
. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1977.
Translation of Mart’’s works on Latin America and the struggle for independence. Excellent insight into Mart’’s ideology.
Lewis, Gordon K.
. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1963.
Detailed account of Puerto Rico to the present with a section devoted to Puerto Rico’s future.
Meyer, Doris, and Margarite Fernandez Olmos.
Contemporary Women Authors of Latin America
. Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn College Press, 1983.
Biographical data and analysis of significant writers and their works. An essay about Rosario Ferré is included.
Phillips, R. Hart.
Cuba Island of Paradox
. New York: McDowell, Obolensky, Inc., 1959.
Detailed account of Cuba under the dictatorships of Gerardo Machado, Fulgencio Batista, and Fidel Castro. Written by NY Times correspondent in Cuba.
Cuba: From Columbus to Castro
. Washington: Pergamon-Brassey’s International Defense Publishers, 1987.
Historical account of Cuban history.
Cuba The Pursuit of Freedom
. New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1971. Detailed history of Cuba to Missile Crisis.
Wagenheim, Kal and Olga Jimenez de Wagenheim.
The Puerto Ricans A Documentary History
. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1973.
Collection of primary source material including Spanish colonial edicts, journal entries, speeches, etc.
Factories and Food Stamps the Puerto Rico Model of Development
. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.
Detailed study of Puerto Rican economics with emphasis on future development.
Wills, C. Wright, Clarence Senior, and Rose Kahn Godsen.
The Puerto Rican Journey New York’s Newest Migrants
. New York: Russell & Russell, 1967.
Analysis of Puerto Ricans in Spanish Harlem and The Bronx, reasons for migrations, relationship to immigrant groups, and adaptation.