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- UPF 2001; US$ 44.95
Chinea examines the social, economic, and political impact of foreign immigrants in Puerto Rico during its transition from subsistence farming and ranching in the late 18th century to commercial agriculture during the first half of the 19th century. more...
- University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 29.95
According to the European chronicles, at the time of contact, the Greater Antilles were inhabited by the Tainos or Arawak Indians, who were organized in hierarchical societies. Since its inception Carribean archaeology has used population as an important variable in explaining many social, political, and economic processes such as migration, changes... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
The first comprehensive analysis of a strategically located ceremonial center on the island of Puerto Rico. The prehistoric civic-ceremonial center of Tibes is located on the southern coast of Puerto Rico, just north of the modern coastal city of Ponce. Protected on two sides by a river, and on the other two sides by hills, this approximately... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Offering a comprehensive overview of Puerto Rico's history and evolution since the installation of U.S. rule, Ayala and Bernabe connect the island's economic, political, cultural, and social past of residents of the island as well as the many Puerto Ricans in the diaspora. The authors discuss a wide range of topics, including literary and cultural... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 30.00
Puerto Ricans maintain a vibrant identity that bridges two very different places--the island of Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland. Whether they live on the island, in the States, or divide time between the two, most imagine Puerto Rico as a separate nation and view themselves primarily as Puerto Rican. At the same time, Puerto Ricans have been U.S.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 37.50
A valuable recounting of the first formal archaeological excavations in Puerto Rico. Originally published as the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1907, this book was praised in an article in American Anthropologist as doing "more than any other to give a comprehensive... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00
This book offers a concise yet comprehensive history of Puerto Rico, from the reign of Taino Indians through its centuries as a Spanish colony to its present-day standing as a thriving economic force in Latin America with a unique and ever-evolving relationship with the United States. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 4.99
Based on the classic Best Dives of the Caribbean, this guide focuses on the diving options in Puerto Rico, along with sightseeing, hotels, dining and all practical information you will need in when you visit. Includes the latest and best dive and snorkel sites, each rated for visual excellence and marine life. The author's knowledge of the Caribbean... more...
- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 19.99
Discover a land of lush jungles and dazzling white sand with The Rough Guide to Puerto Rico . The full-colour introduction will inspire you with stunning photography of the "things not to miss" from the cosmopolitan city of San Juan to the exotic flora and fauna of El Yunque National Park. Dozens of user-friendly maps will guide you to our recommended... more...