Puerto Rico: A colonial Experiment

Raymond Carr

This academic historical study from a few decades ago recounting the history of US invasion, conquest, and occupation of the tiny island of Puerto Rico for vampiric imperialist sucking dry of its resources including agricultural workers for the Northeast’s tobacco and fruit industries as well as monopolizing and making its local agricultural into a few exportable cash crops (sugar cane, pineapple, banana, coffee) makes important reading for us now as the crumbling US imperial project attempts to establish colonies in the oil reserve regions of the misnomered Middle East.

status checked out
genre History » Latin American History
publisher Vintage Books
publish date 1984
popularity checked out 2 time(s)

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