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The Dominican Republic Reader: History, Culture, Politics

Eric Paul Roorda, Lauren Derby, and Raymundo González, editors
Format
Book
Published
Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2014.
Language
English
Series
The Latin America Readers
Latin America Readers
ISBN
9780822356882, 0822356880, 9780822357001, 0822357003
Contents
  • European encounters
  • The people who greeted Columbus / Irving Rouse
  • Religion of the Taíno people / Ramón Pané
  • First descriptions of the land, first violence against its people / Christopher Columbus
  • Death of the Spanish at Navidad / Diego Alvarez Chanca
  • The first Christian converts and martyrs in the new world / Ramón Pané
  • Founding Santo Domingo / Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas
  • The Indian monarchs / Luís Joseph Peguero
  • Criminals as kings / Bartolomé de Las Casas
  • A voice in the wilderness: brother Antonio Montesino / Bartolomé de Las Casas
  • The Royal response / Ferdinand I
  • Pirates, governors, and slaves
  • Las Casas blamed for the African slave trade / Augustus Francis MacNutt
  • The slave problem in Santo Domingo / Alvaro de Castro
  • Lemba and the Maroons of Hispaniola / Alonso López de Cerrato
  • Francis Drake's sacking of Santo Domingo / Walter Bigges
  • Colonial delinquency / Carlos Esteban Deive
  • The bulls / Flérida de Nolasco
  • The buccaneers of Hispaniola / Alexander O. Exquemelin
  • Business deals with the buccaneers / Jean-Baptiste Labat
  • The idea of value on Hispaniola / Antonio Sánchez Valverde
  • Revolutions
  • The monteros and the guerreros / Manuel Vicente Hernández González
  • The border Maroons of Le Maniel / Médéric Louis Élie Moreau de Saint-Méry
  • The people-eater / Raymundo González
  • The Boca Nigua revolt / David Patrick Geggus
  • Hayti and San Domingo / James Franklin
  • Toussaint's conquest / Jonathan Brown
  • After the war, tertulias / William Walton Jr.
  • Stupid Spain / Carlos Urrutia de Montoya
  • The Dominican bolívar / José Nuñez de Cáceres
  • Profane bell bottoms / César Nicolás Penson
  • Dominicans unite! / La Trinitaria
  • Caudillos and empires
  • Pedro Santana / Miguel Ángel Monclús
  • The caudillo of the South / Buenaventura Báez
  • In the army camp at Bermejo / Pedro Francisco Bonó
  • The war of the restoration / Carlos Vargas
  • Spanish recolonization: a postmortem, US Commission of Inquiry to Santo Domingo
  • Making the case for US annexation / Ulysses S. Grant
  • Dominican support for annexation, US Commission of Inquiry to Santo Domingo
  • Opposition to US annexation / Justin S. Morrill
  • Dominican nationalism versus annexation / Gregorio Luperón
  • A lesson in "quiet good-breeding" / Samuel Hazard
  • Martí's travel notes / José Martí
  • Ulises "Lilís" Heureaux / Américo Lugo
  • Your friend, Ulises / Ulises Heureaux
  • The idea of the nation: order and progress
  • Street people and godparents / Luis Emilio Gómez Alfau
  • From Paris to Santo Domingo / Francisco Moscoso Puello
  • Public enemies: the revolutionary and the pig / Emiliano Tejera
  • The "master of décimas" / Juan Antonio Alix
  • Barriers to progress: revolutions, diseases, holidays, and cockfights / Pedro Francisco Bonó
  • Food, race, and nation / Lauren Derby
  • Tobacco to the rescue / Pedro Francisco Bonó
  • Patrons, peasants, and tobacco / Michiel Baud
  • Salomé, Salomé / Ureña de Henríquez
  • The case for commerce, 1907, Dominican Department of Promotion and public works
  • Dollars, gunboats, and bullets
  • Uneasiness about the US Government / Emiliano Tejera.
  • In the midst of revolution, US receivership of Dominican customs
  • Gavilleros, listín diario
  • A resignation and a machine gun / Frederic Wise and Meigs O. Frost
  • The "water torture" and other abuses, US senate, hearings before a select committee on Haiti and Santo Domingo
  • The land of bullet holes / Harry Franck
  • American sugar kingdom / César J. Ayala
  • The universal negro improvement association in San Pedro de Macorís, officers and members of the association
  • The crime of Wilson / Fabio Fiallo
  • The era of Trujillo
  • The Haitian massacre / Eyewitnesses
  • Message to Dominican women / Darío Contreras
  • The sugar strike of 1946 / Roberto Cassá
  • Informal resistance on a Dominican sugar plantation / Catherine C. LeGrand
  • Biography of a great leader / Abelardo Nanita
  • A diplomat's diagnosis of the dictator / Richard A. Johnson
  • A British view of the dictatorship / W.W. McVittie
  • Exile invasions, anonymous / Armed Forces Magazine
  • I am Minerva! / Mu-Kien Adriana Sang
  • The long transition to democracy
  • "Basta ya!": a peasant woman speaks out / Aurora Rosado
  • Without begging god / Joaquín Balaguer
  • The masters / Juan Bosch
  • The rise and demise of democracy, CIA reports, 1961-1963
  • "Ni mató, ni robó" / Juan Bosch
  • Fashion police / Elías Wessin y Wessin
  • The revolution of the Magi / José Francisco Peña Gómez
  • United States intervention in the revolution of 1965 / William Bennett
  • The president of the United States chooses the next president of the Dominican Republic / Lyndon Johnson
  • Operation power pack / Lawrence A. Yates
  • The twelve years / CIA Special Report.
  • Why not, Dr. Balaguer? / Orlando Martínez
  • Dominican, cut the cane! / State Sugar Council
  • The blind caudillo / Anonymous
  • The "eat alones" of the liberation party / Andres L. Mateo
  • The election of 2000 / Central Election Commission
  • The sour taste of US-Dominican sugar policy / Matt Peterson
  • Leonel, Fidel, and Barack, Leonel Fernández, Fidel Castro, and Barack Obama
  • Religious practices
  • Mercedes / Flérida de Nolasco
  • Altagracia / Anonymous
  • The Catholic bishops say no to the dictator, the five bishops of the Dominican Republic
  • Liberation theology / Octavio A. Beras
  • To die in Villa Mella / Carlos Hernández Soto
  • A tire blowout gives entry into the world of spiritism / Martha Ellen Davis
  • Díos Olivorio Mateo: the living god, interview with Irio Leonel Ramírez López
  • Jesus is calling you / Frances Jane "Fanny" Crosby
  • Popular culture
  • Carnival and holy week / Luis Emilio Gómez Alfau
  • Tribulations of Dominican racial identity / Silvio Torres-Saillant
  • Origins of merengue and musical instruments of the republic / J.M. Coopersmith
  • Dominican music on the world stage: Eduardo Brito / Arístides Incháustegui
  • The people call all of it merengue / Johnny Ventura
  • A bachata party / Julio Arzeno
  • The tiger / Rafael Damirón
  • La montería: the hunt for wild pigs and goats / Martha Ellen Davis
  • Everyday life in a poor barrio / Tahira Vargas
  • The name is the same as the person / José Labourt
  • Juan Luis Guerra: I hope it rains ... / Eric Paul Roorda
  • The Dominican diaspora
  • The first immigrant to Manhattan, 1613: Jan Rodrigues / Crew Members of the Jonge Tobias and Fortuyn
  • Player to be named later: Osvaldo/Ossie/Ozzie Virgil / First Dominican Major-Leaguer / Enrique Rojas
  • The Dominican dandy: Juan Marichal / Rob Ruck
  • The queen of merengue / Milly Quezada
  • Dominican hip-hop in Spain / Arianna Puello
  • Black women are confusing, but the hair lets you know / Ginetta Candelario
  • Los Domincanyorks / Luis Guarnizo
  • The Yola / Milagros Ricourt
  • The Dominican who won the Kentucky Derby / Joel Rosario
  • You know you're Dominican? / Anonymous.
Description
xv, 536 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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