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War Against All Puerto Ricans Revolution and Terror in America's Colony

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ISBN-10: 1568585616

ISBN-13: 9781568585611

Edition: 2016

Authors: Nelson A. Denis

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In 1950, after over fifty years of military occupation and colonial rule, the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico staged an unsuccessful armed insurrection against the United States. Violence swept through the island: assassins were sent to kill President Harry Truman, gunfights roared in eight towns, police stations and post offices were burned down. In order to suppress this uprising, the US Army deployed thousands of troops and bombarded two towns, marking the first time in history that the US government bombed its own citizens.Nelson A. Denis tells this powerful story through the controversial life of Pedro Albizu Campos, who served as the president of the Nationalist Party. A lawyer,…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 3/29/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.13" long x 1.13" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English