From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity

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From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity

From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity By Juan Flores From Bomba to Hip Hop Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity Neither immigrants nor ethnics neither foreign nor hyphenated Americans in the usual sense of that term Puerto Ricans in New York have created a distinct identity both on the island of Puerto Rico a

  • Title: From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity
  • Author: Juan Flores
  • ISBN: 9780231110778
  • Page: 106
  • Format: Paperback
  • From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity By Juan Flores Neither immigrants nor ethnics, neither foreign nor hyphenated Americans in the usual sense of that term, Puerto Ricans in New York have created a distinct identity both on the island of Puerto Rico and in the cultural landscape of the United States Juan Flores considers the uniqueness of Puerto Rican culture and identity in relation to that of other Latino groups in thNeither immigrants nor ethnics, neither foreign nor hyphenated Americans in the usual sense of that term, Puerto Ricans in New York have created a distinct identity both on the island of Puerto Rico and in the cultural landscape of the United States Juan Flores considers the uniqueness of Puerto Rican culture and identity in relation to that of other Latino groups in the United States as well as to other minority groups, especially African Americans Architecture and urban space, literary traditions, musical styles, and cultural movements provide some of the sites and moments of a cultural world defined by the interplay of continuity and transformation, heritage and innovation, roots and fusion Exploring this wide range of cultural expression both in the diaspora and in Puerto Rico Flores highlights the rich complexities and fertile contradictions of Latino identity.
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    1. Edwin García, Esq. on said:

      College professors are preoccupied constantly with getting Tenure In order to get tenured and for salary promotions, they are required to publish Their reading audience is other academics As a result of trying to impress their peers, they construct sentences with as many multi syllabic words they can find It becomes a pretentious exercise Get my drift Regarding culture art, literature, music , they have a tendency to give these topics a socio political or philosophical treatment This unnecessary [...]

    2. Benjamin on said:

      Each chapter is about an entirely different aspect of Puerto Rican diaspora culture, and I was interested in all of it even if I had been expecting something about Bomba y Plena continuities in hip hop totally absent zero musicology anyway My favorite bits were The chapter on las Casitas little houses in el Barrio built on the ruins of the decade of fire I remember all those community gardens in the lower east side and marching to protest their proposed demolition Well, uptown, the gardens have [...]

    3. Rushay Booysen on said:

      while the book is titled from Bomba to Hip hop it actually had little focus on the art forms.The book highlighted the differences in latino communities and cultural experiences.Also gave me some valuable information on the Puerto Rican struggle

    4. Kevin on said:

      Outdated collection of essays that over rely on a handful of sources His most engaging and informative essay was on the history of boogaloo.

    5. Caro on said:

      I ve been reading this for a class I m teaching, but I would read it for fun A great tour of lit music cultures of the people que brincan el charco.

    6. Mary Emily O'Hara on said:

      Just grabbed this at a friend s yard sale sure to soothe my never ending homesickness for NYC

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