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Author Meléndez Badillo, Jorell A., author.

Title The lettered barriada : workers, archival power, and the politics of knowledge in Puerto Rico / Jorell A. Meléndez-Badillo
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2021


Description 1 online resource (261 pages) : illustrations
Contents Words as bricks and pages as mortar : building the lettered barriada -- The workshop is our homeland : global communities, local exclusions -- In the margins of the margin : workingwomen and their struggle for remembrance -- Becoming politicians : the Socialist Party and the politics of legitimation -- Strike against labor : the 1933 student mobilizations -- Minor theft : consolidating the barriada's ideational archive
Summary "Jorell A. Meléndez-Badillo tells the story of how a cluster of self-educated workers burst into Puerto Rico's world of letters in the aftermath of the 1898 US occupation, showing how they produced, negotiated, and deployed powerful discourses that eventually shaped Puerto Rico's national mythology."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Partido Socialista (P.R.) -- History
SUBJECT Partido Socialista (P.R.) fast (OCoLC)fst01429142
Subject Working class -- Political activity -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 20th century
Press, Labor -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 20th century
Press and politics -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 20th century
Labor movement -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 20th century
Intellectuals -- Puerto Rico -- Attitudes
HISTORY / Latin America / General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / Hispanic American Studies.
Intellectuals -- Attitudes.
Labor movement.
Politics and government.
Press and politics.
Press, Labor.
Working class -- Political activity.
SUBJECT Puerto Rico -- Politics and government -- 1898-1952.
Puerto Rico -- Historiography
Subject Puerto Rico.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021002276
ISBN 1478022094