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  • The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and Neighboring Islandsby Jesse Walter Fewkes; L. Antonio Curet

    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...

  • America's Colonyby Pedro A Malavet

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 89.00

    The precise legal nature of the relationship between the United States and the people of Puerto Rico was not explicitly determined in 1898 when the Treaty of Paris transferred sovereignty over Puerto Rico from Spain to the United States. Since then, many court cases, beginning in 1901, have been instrumental in defining this delicate relationship.... more...

  • Ancient Borinquenby Peter E. Siegel; Peter G. Roe; Peter E. Siegel; Joshua M. Torres; John G. Jones; Lee A. Newsom; Deborah M. Pearsall; Jeffrey B. Walker; Susan D. deFrance; Karen F. Anderson-Córdova; Anne V. Stokes; Daniel P. Wagner

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.75

    Native American cultures of Puerto Rico prior to the arrival of the Spanish in 1493. A book on the prehistory of a modern geopolitical entity is artificial. It is unlikely that prehistoric occupants recognized the same boundaries and responded to the same political forces that operated in the formation of current nations, states, or cities. Yet,... more...

  • Best Dives of Puerto Ricoby Joyce Huber

    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...

  • Flamingos of Necker Islandby Michaeline Moloney

    Sevenseahorse 2013; US$ 7.99

    Enter the fascinating world of hundreds of free-flying Caribbean Flamingos, introduced by Sir Richard Branson into a most extraordinary setting, his home island, Necker, in the British Virgin Islands. Determined to reestablish a hardy flamingo presence in the Virgin Islands after man extirpated this native bird as recently as the 1960’s, two natural... more...

  • A Free Man of Color and His Hotelby Carol Gelderman

    Potomac Books Inc. 2012; US$ 27.50

    The amazing story of a nineteenth-century businessman, Reconstruction, and the Constitution more...

  • The History of Puerto Ricoby Lisa Pierce Flores

    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...

  • Oscar Lopez Riveraby Osacar Lopez Rivera; Luis Nieves Falcon; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Matt Meyer; Rev. Nozomi Ikuta

    PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    The life story of Puerto Rican freedom fighter and leader Oscar López Rivera, outlined in this book, is one of courage, valor, and sacrifice. In 1981, Oscar was convicted of seditious conspiracy and other crimes for which he is still imprisoned, making him the longest-held political prisoner in the world. This is the story of his fight for the political... more...

  • Puerto Rican Nation on the Moveby Jorge Duany

    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...

  • Puerto Ricoby Nancy Morris

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 112.95

    This book uses historical and interview data to trace the development of Puerto Rican identity in the 20th century. It analyzes how and why Puerto Ricans have maintained a clear sense of distinctiveness in the face of direct and indirect pressures on their identity. After gaining sovereignty over Puerto Rico from Spain in 1898, the United States undertook... more...