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Author Rodriguez, Manuel R., 1967-

Title A new deal for the tropics : Puerto Rico during the Depression era, 1932-1935 / Manuel R. Rodríguez.

Published Princeton, N.J. : Markus Wiener Pub., [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  338.97295009 RODR    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 161 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-161).
Contents Bringing the promise of modernity : a new deal for Puerto Rico, 1932-1935 -- From emergency relief to development : the emergence of the Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Administration -- The heralds of modernity : the role of Puerto Rican professionals in the Puerto Rican Relief Administration -- The deployment of development : the implementation of the PRERA Programs and their impact upon Puerto Rican society -- The limits of the PRERA as a development project and the rise of a new government rationale.
Other author Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Administration.
Subject Depressions -- 1929 -- Puerto Rico.
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico -- History -- 1898-1952.
ISBN 9781558765177 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
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