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The Resource Culture and customs of Puerto Rico, Javier A. Galván

Culture and customs of Puerto Rico, Javier A. Galván

Label
Culture and customs of Puerto Rico
Title
Culture and customs of Puerto Rico
Statement of responsibility
Javier A. Galván
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: This exciting addition to the Culture and Customs of Latin America and the Caribbean series provides readers with an all-encompassing look at contemporary life in Puerto Rico. Having always been under the watchful eyes of other colonies and countries, Puerto Rico's own customs and traditions have managed to flourish throughout the ages, culturally uniting what is a politically divided island. In addition to gaining an understanding of Puerto Rico's political relationship with the continental United States, students can explore extensive narrative chapters that cover contemporary religion, cuisine, sports, media, cinema, literature, performing arts, and visual arts. An essential for high school and public library shelves, Culture and Customs of Puerto Rico is the perfect research resource for students and general readers. This exciting addition to the Culture and Customs of Latin America and the Caribbean series provides readers with an exhaustive look at contemporary life in Puerto Rico. Having always been under the watchful eyes of other colonies and countries, Puerto Rico's own customs and traditions have managed to flourish throughout the ages, culturally uniting what is a politically divided island. In addition to gaining an understanding of Puerto Rico's political relationship with the continental United States, students can explore the small island nation's history with Spain during the colonial era. This fascinating volume provides illustrative narrative chapters on religious practices in Puerto Rico, as well as religious and secular festivals. Social customs, such as sports, cuisine, gender issues, family values, and nightlife, are discussed in depth. Extensive coverage on the media, performing arts, cinema, visual arts, and literature provides students with a solid foundation in Puerto Rican past and contemporary culture. Culture and Customs of Puerto Rico is the perfect research resource for students and general readers. Providing a comprehensive look at contemporary life on the island of Puerto Rico, this volume is an absolute must-have on all library shelves
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galván, Javier A.
Dewey number
972.95
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1960
LC item number
.G35 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Culture and customs of Latin America and the Caribbean,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico
  • HISTORY
  • Civilization
  • Manners and customs
  • Puerto Rico
Label
Culture and customs of Puerto Rico, Javier A. Galván
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-162) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Series foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chronology --1: Context: geography, history and people -- 2: Political status of Puerto Rico -- 3: Religion -- 4: Social customs and lifestyle -- 5: Broadcasting and print media -- 6: Cinema -- 7: Literature -- 8: Performing arts: music, dance and theatre -- 9: Architecture and visual arts -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn460057462
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 170 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612294815
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612294815
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 229481
  • 6C9BE31C-CA35-410A-9876-1360F56BA41B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o460057462
  • (OCoLC)460057462
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Culture and customs of Puerto Rico, Javier A. Galván
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-162) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Series foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chronology --1: Context: geography, history and people -- 2: Political status of Puerto Rico -- 3: Religion -- 4: Social customs and lifestyle -- 5: Broadcasting and print media -- 6: Cinema -- 7: Literature -- 8: Performing arts: music, dance and theatre -- 9: Architecture and visual arts -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn460057462
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 170 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612294815
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612294815
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 229481
  • 6C9BE31C-CA35-410A-9876-1360F56BA41B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o460057462
  • (OCoLC)460057462
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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