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Report on the Island & Diocese of Puerto Rico 1647 (Paperback)

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Composed at the request of the Royal Spanish Chronicler of the Indies, Don Diego Torres y Vargas?s Report on the Island & Diocese of Puerto Rico was the first history of Puerto Rico written by a native of the Spanish island colony. Torres y Vargas, a fourth generation Puerto Rican and descendant of Ponce de Leon, records here the history of the Catholic Church in Puerto Rico as well as the political, social, military, economic, and natural history of the island.

??????????? This translation?the first ever into English?includes three historical essays by eminent Puerto Rican and Latino Studies scholar Anthony Stevens-Arroyo and extensive translator notes to guide the reader through the realities of seventeenth-century Puerto Rican culture and society.? ?

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Publisher Univ of Scranton Pr
Mfg Part# 9781589661899
SKU 210872070
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1589661893
Release Date 3/1/2010
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0264
Publisher University of Scranton Press
Series Part 01
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