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Dominican Republic

(see also Dominican Republic since 1960, Dominican American History, Life & Values, & Haiti)

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In the Library: Articles

Adams, Randolph G. "Santo Domingo: a study in benevolent imperialism," South Atlantic Quarterly 20,1 (1/21):10-25.

Baud, Michel. "Patriarchy & changing family strategies: class & gender in the Dominican Republic," History of the Family 2,4 (1997):355-77.

Betances, Emilio. "Agrarian transformation & class formation in the Dominican Republic, 1844-1930," Latin American Perspectives 10,2-3 (1983):60-75.

__________. "Social classes & the origin of the modern state: the Dominican Republic, 1844-1930," Latin American Perspectives 22,3 (sum 95).

Calder, Bruce J. "Caudillos & gavilleros vs. the US Marines: guerrilla insurgency during the Dominican Intervention, 1916-1924," Hispanic American Historical Review 58,4 (11/78):649-75.

Chapman, C.E. "The US & the Dominican Republic," Hispanic American Historical Review 7 (1927):84-?.

Cuello, José Israel; Roberto Cassá & Rubén Silié. "Cincuenta años de historia dominicana," in P. González Casanova (coord.) América Latina: historia de medio siglo (México, 1977), pp. 467-98.

Derby, Lauren H. "Gringo chickens with worms: food & nationalism in the Dominican Republic," in G.M. Joseph (ed.) Close Encounters of Empire: Writing the Cultural History of US-Latin American Relations (Durham NC: Duke, 1998), pp. 451-96.

__________. "Haitians, magic & money: raza & society in the Haitian-Dominican borderlands, 1900-1937," Comparative Studies in Society & History 36,3 (7/94).

__________. "The dictator's seduction: gender & state spectacle during the Trujillo regime," in W.H. Beezley & L.A. Curcio-Nagy (eds.) Latin American Popular Culture: An Introduction (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 2000).

__________. "In the shadow of the State: the politics of denunciation & panegyric during the Trujillo regime in the Dominican Republic, 1940-1958," Hispanic American Historical Review 83,2 (5/03):295-344.

Enzensberger, Hans Magnus. "Rafael Trujillo, retrato de un 'padre de la patria'," in his Las Casas y Trujillo (La Habana, 1969), pp. 39-82.

Gómez-Vega, Ibis. "Radicalizing good Catholic girls: shattering the 'Old World' order in Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies," Confluencia 19,2 (2004):94-108.

Hoetink, Harry. "Americans in Samaná," Caribbean Studies 2,1 (4/62):3-22.

__________. "Dominican Republic, c. 1870-1930," in L. Bethell (ed.) Cambridge History of Latin America, v. 5 (London, 1986).

Legrand, Catherine C. "Informal resistance on a Dominican sugar plantation during the Trujillo dictatorship," Hispanic American Historical Review 75,4 (11/95):555-96.

Malek, R. Michael. "The Dominican Republic's General Rafael L. Trujillo M. & the Haitian massacre of 1937: a case of subversion in inter-Caribbean relations," Annals of the Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies 11 (3/80):137-55.

Meisler, Stanley. "Twilight for Trujillo," Nation (11/12/60).

Moya Pons, Frank. "Import-substitution industrialization policies in the Dominican Republic, 1925-61," Hispanic American Historical Review 70,4 (11/90):539-78.

__________. "The Dominican Republic, 1930-1986," in L. Bethell (ed.) Cambridge History of Latin America, v. 7 (London, 1990), pp. 509-43.

Nelson, William Javier. "The crisis of liberalism in the Dominican Republic, 1865-1882," Revista de Historia de América 104 (7-12/87):19-30.

Paquette, Robert L. "The Everett-Del Monte connection: a study in the international politics of slavery," Diplomatic History 11 (win 87):1-22.

Pulley, R.J. "The US & the Trujillo dictatorship," Caribbean Studies 5,3 (10/65):22-32.

Roorda, Eric Paul. "The cult of the airplane among US military men & Dominicans during the US occupation & the Trujillo regime," in G.M. Joseph & others (eds.) Close Encounters of Empire: Writing the Cultural History of US-Latin American Relations (Durham NC: Duke, 1998), p. 269-310.

San Miguel, Pedro L. "Peasant resistance to state demands in the Cibao during the US occupation," Latin American Perspectives 22,3 (sum 95).

Stone, Jess H. "Spain & the spiritual reconquest of Santo Domingo, 1861-65," in Brown & Cooper (eds.) Religion in Latin American Life & Literature (Waco TX: Baylor, U, 1980), pp. 289-94.

Tancer, Shoshana B. "La Quisqueyana: the Dominican woman, 1940-1970," in A. Pescatello (ed.) Female & Male in Latin America (Pittsburgh: U. Pittsburgh, 1973), pp. 209-30.

Turits, Richard Lee. "A world destroyed: the 1937 Haitian massacre in the Dominican Republic," Hispanic American Historical Review 82,3 (8/02):589-636.

Wiarda, Howard J. "The US & the Dominican Republic: intervention, dependency & tyrannicide," Journal of Interamerican Studies & World Affairs 22,2 (5/80):247-60.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Atkins, G. Pope & Larman C. Wilson. The US & the Trujillo Regime (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1971).

Ameringer, Charles D. The Caribbean Legion: Patriots, Politicians, Soldiers of Fortune, 1946-1950 (University Park PA: Pennsylvania State U, 1996).

Bosch, Juan. Composición social dominicana: historia e interpretación (Santo Domingo, 1976).

Brea, Ramonina. Ensayo sobre la formación del estado capitalista en la República Dominicana y Haití (Santo Domingo, 1983).

Brugal Alfau, Danilo. Tragedia en Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo, 1966).

Cabral, Manuel de. La isla ofendida, 1965 (Santo Domingo, 1975).

Calder, Bruce. The Impact of Intervention: The D.R. during the US Occupation of 1916-1924 (Austin: U. Texas, 1984).

Cambeira, Alan. La fobia antihaitiana en la cultura dominicana (?, 1987).

__________. Quisqueya la Bella: The D.R. in Historical & Cultural Perspective (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1996).

Campillo Pérez, Julio G. El grillo y el ruiseñor (Santo Domingo, 1966). Political history.

Cassá, Roberto. Capitalismo y dictadura (Santo Domingo, 1982).

__________. Historia social y económica de la República Dominicana (Santo Domingo, 1983).

__________. Movimiento obrero y lucha socialista en la República Dominicana, desde sus orígenes hasta 1960 (Santo Domingo, 1990).

Castor, Suzy. Le Massacre de 1937 et les Relations Haitiano-Dominicaines

Clausner, Marlin D. Rural Santo Domingo: Settled, Unsettled & Resettled (Philadelphia: Temple U, 1973.

Diederich, Bernard. Trujillo, the Death of the Goat (Boston: Little, Brown, 1978).

Estella, José Ramón. Historia gráfica de la República Dominicana (?, 1986).

Ferguson, James. Dominican Republic: Beyond the Lighthouse (London: Latin America Bureau, 1992).

Galíndez Suárez, Jesús. The Era of Trujillo, Dominican Dictator [194?] (Tucson: U. Arizona, 1973). Reissue of the critical study for which the author was murdered by Trujillo's agents.

Hicks, Albert C. Blood in the Streets: The Life & Rule of Trujillo (NY, 1946).

Hoetink, Harry. The Dominican People, 1850-1900: Notes for a Historical Sociology (Baltimore: johns Hopkins, 1982?).

Knight, Melvin M. The Americans in Santo Domingo (NY, 1928). Critical view of imperialist policy.

Moya Pons, Frank. The Dominican Republic: A National History (Princeton, 1998).

Osorio Lizarazo, José Antonio. Así es Trujillo (Buenos Aires, 1958).

Pachini Hernández, Deborah. Bachata: A Social History of Dominican Popular Music (Philadelphia: Temple, 199?).

Pons, Frank Moya. The Dominican Republic: A National History (Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener, 2003)

Puigsbirá-Miniño, Juan Enrique. Inmolación (Santo Domingo, 1966). Memoir of attempted revolt against Trujillo in 1959.

Rodman, Selden. Quisqueya: A History of the Dominican Republic (Seattle: U. Washington, 1964).

Roorda, Eric Paul. The Dictator Next Door: The Good Neighbor Policy & the Trujillo Regime in the Dominican Republic, 1930-1945 (Durham NC: 198).

Sagas, Ernesto. The Dominican People: A Documentary History (Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener, 2003)

San Miguel, Pedro L. Los campesinos del Cibao: economía de mercado y transformación agraria en la República Dominicana, 1880-1960 (San Juan PR, 1997).

Schoenrich, Otto. Santo Domingo: A Country with a Future (NY, 1918).

Sommer, Doris. One Master for Another: Populism as Patriarchal Rhetoric in Dominican Novels (Lanham MD: U. Press of America, 1983).

Tolentino, Hugo. Orígenes, vicisitudes y porvenir de la nacionalidad dominicana (Santo Domingo, 1963).

Vega, Bernardo. Trujillo y Haiti, v. 2: 1937-1938 (Santo Domingo, 1995). The era of the massacres of Haitian cane cutters.

Wiarda, Howard J. Dictatorship & Development: The Methods of Control in Trujillo's DR (Gainesville, 1968).

Wipfler, William L. The Churches of the Dominican Republic in the Light of History: A Study of the Root Causes of Current Problems (NY, 1964).

Wucker, Michele. Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians & the Struggle for Hispaniola (NY, 1998).

In the Library: Fiction

Alvarez, Julia. In the Time of the Butterflies (NY, 1995). Women's experiences of the last years of the dictatorship.

__________. In the Name of Salome: A Novel (Chkapel Hill: Algonquin, 2000).

Danticat, Edwidge. The Farming of Bones: A Novel (NY: Soho, 1998). Haitians in Dominican Republic during Trujillo's massacre of 1937.

Domenech Soto, Elba. Mar de sangre: una historia hecha novela (Santo Domingo: Taller, 1999).

Furst, Peter. Don Quixote in Exile (Evanston IL: Northwestern, 1996).

Mir, Pedro. Historia del hambre: sus orígenes en la República Dominicana (?, 1987).

__________. Cuando amaban las tierras comuneras (México: Siglo XXI, 1978). Novela política sobre las intervenciones norteamericanas de 1916 y 1965.

Vargas Llosa, Mario. La fiesta del chivo (Madrid, 2000; English trans. The Feast of the Goat; NY: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2001). Dominican Republic towards the end of the Trujillo dictatorship.

Vázquez Montalban, Manuel. Galindez (Santo Domingo: Taller, 1990; English trans. Galindez; NY: Atheneum, 1992).

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Film & Video

"Dreams Ensnared" [1994], dir.?, 21m. From Cinema Guild. Documents Dominican immigrationinto New York city.

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