Javier A. Galvan's Culture and Customs of Puerto Rico (Cultures and Customs of PDF

By Javier A. Galvan

ISBN-10: 0313351198

ISBN-13: 9780313351198

This intriguing addition to the Culture and Customs of Latin the USA and the Caribbean sequence offers readers with an all-encompassing examine modern lifestyles in Puerto Rico. Having regularly been less than the watchful eyes of different colonies and international locations, Puerto Rico's personal customs and traditions have controlled to flourish during the a while, culturally uniting what's a politically divided island. as well as gaining an realizing of Puerto Rico's political dating with the continental usa, scholars can discover vast narrative chapters that hide modern faith, delicacies, activities, media, cinema, literature, acting arts, and visible arts. a necessary for prime university and public library cabinets, Culture and Customs of Puerto Rico is definitely the right learn source for college kids and normal readers.

This interesting addition to the tradition and Customs of Latin the US and the Caribbean sequence offers readers with an exhaustive examine modern lifestyles in Puerto Rico. Having continuously been less than the watchful eyes of alternative colonies and nations, Puerto Rico's personal customs and traditions have controlled to flourish in the course of the a long time, culturally uniting what's a politically divided island. as well as gaining an realizing of Puerto Rico's political courting with the continental usa, scholars can discover the small island nation's historical past with Spain in the course of the colonial period. This interesting quantity offers illustrative narrative chapters on spiritual practices in Puerto Rico, in addition to spiritual and secular gala's. Social customs, equivalent to activities, food, gender matters, kinfolk values, and nightlife, are mentioned extensive. wide insurance at the media, appearing arts, cinema, visible arts, and literature offers scholars with an outstanding starting place in Puerto Rican prior and modern tradition. a vital for top institution and public library cabinets, Culture and Customs of Puerto Rico is definitely the right learn source for college students and basic readers.

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