ERIC Number: ED059933
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Annotations on Selected Aspects of the Culture of Puerto Rico and Its People.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Intended for teachers who are currently working with Puerto Rican children, this manuscript provides an orientation to the cultural and historical background of Puerto Rico. The primary purpose of this survey is to depict significant contributions that occurred in Puerto Rico. Contents include information and materials obtained from national archives, official documents, and cultural institute reports, and offer a collection of selected notes relevant to Puerto Rico's history, music, everyday life and culture, horticulture, architecture and current trends. A series of descriptions about famous Puerto Ricans is also included, tracing the culture from 1580 to 1968. An alphabetical listing of information sources by author is presented from which educators may secure information about Puerto Rico. (Author/SJM)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.