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Dominican Republic since 1960

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

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

Mr. Almost Clean Dominican President vs. Mr. Not Clean At All. Sam Goble, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (5/7/04). 2004 presidential elections.

Fact Sheet on Trafficking in Women from the D.R.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Ibermundo República Dominicana.

Resource Center of the Americas.

In the Library: Articles

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

Bosch, Juan. "The Dominican Revolution," New Republic (7/24/65).

__________. "Communism & democracy in the Dominican Republic," Saturday Review (8/7/65).

Brown, Susan E. "Coping with poverty in the Dominican Republic: women & their mates," Current Anthropology 14,5 (1973):555-. Rural life in the Cibao.

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.

Calderón Martínez, Rafael. "El movimiento obrero dominicano, 1870-1978," in Pablo Gonzáles Casanova (ed.) Historia del movimiento obrero latinoamercano, v. I (México, 19??), p. 253-358.

Cassá, Roberto. "Recent popular movements in the Dominican Republic," Latin American Perspectives 22,3 (sum 95).

Chardon, Rolan. "Sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic," Geographical Review 74,4 (1984):441-54.

Clemens, Harrie & Jan P. De Groot. "Agrarian labor market & technology under different regimes: comparison of Cuba & the Dominican Republic," Latin American Perspectives 59 (fall 1988):6-36.

Corten, André. "Cómo vive la otra mitad de Santo Domingo," Caribbean Studies 4 (1965):3-19.

__________ & Isis Duarte. "Five hundred thousand Haitians in the Dominican Republic," Latin American Perspective 22,3 (sum 95).

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.

Díaz, Isidro. "Deforestation in the Dominican Republic," Capitalism Nature Socialism 11 (9/92).

Diaz Santana, Arismendi. "The role of Haitian braceros in Dominican sugar production," Latin American Perspectives 8 (win 1976):120-32.

Diederich, Bernard. "The troubled island of Hispaniola," Caribbean Review 13,3 (1984):18-21.

Dore y Cabral, Carlos. "Reforma agraria y luchas sociales en la República Dominicana," Estudios Sociales Centroamericanos 9,25 & 26 (1980):9-35 & 91-123.

Draper, Theodore. "A case of defamation: US intelligence vs. Juan Bosch," New Republic (2/19/66).

__________. "The Dominican Intervention reconsidered," Political Science Quarterly 86,1 (3/71):1-36.

Goff, Fred & Michael Locker. "Violence & domination: US power & the Dominican Republic," in I.L. Horowitz & others (eds.) Latin American Radicalism (NY, 1969).

González, Nancie L. "The sociology of a day," Human Organization 21,4 (win 72):353-60.

Logan, Rayford W. "Dominican Republic: struggle for tomorrow," Nation (12/16/61).

Lowenthal, Abraham F. "The US & the Dominican Republic to 1965: background to intervention," Caribbean Studies 10,2 (7/70):30-55.

__________. "Political role of the Dominican Armed Forces: note on the 1963 overthrow of Juan Bosch & 1965 Dominican 'revolution'," Journal of Inter-American Studies 15 (1973):355-62.

Maríñez, Pablo A. "Luchas campesinas y reforma agraria en la República Dominicana," in P. González Casanova (ed.) Historia política de los campesinos latinoamericanos, v. I (México, 1984), pp. 143-207.

Mones, Belkis & Lydia Grant. "Agricultural development, the economic crisis & rural women in the Dominican Republic," in Deere & Leon (eds.) Rural Women & State Policy (Boulder, 1987).

Moreno, José. "Dominican Republic: dependency & economic crisis," Contemporary Marxism 14 (fall 86):97-114.

Mota, Vivian M. "Politics & feminism in the Dominican Republic: 1931-34 & 1966-74," in J. Nash & H. Safa (eds.) Sex & Class in Latin America (South Hadley MA: South End, 1980), pp. 265-78.

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

Orenstein, Catherine C. "Illegal transnational labor: Mexicans in California & Haitians in the Dominican Republic," Journal of International Affairs 48,2 (1995):601-624.

Rodríguez, Adrián & Deborah Huntington. "Dominican Republic: the launching of democracy," NACLA Report 16 (11-12/82):2-35.

Sisselman, Robert. "Rosario Dominicana launches Latin America's largest gold mine," Engineering & Mining Journal 176,10 (1975):71-78.

Sodalund, Walter C. "US intervention in the Dominican Republic, 1916 & 1965: a comparative case study," NS/NorthSouth 2,3-4 (1977):87-106.

Thomas, J. "The Dominican model," Monthly Review 33,10 (3/82):34-43.

Thompson, Denis W. "The Dominican crisis of 1965 as a case study in decision-making," Graduate Studies on Latin America at the University of Kansas 1 (1973):27-37.

Van Tassell, G. Lane. "American-Dominican economic linkages: external financing & domestic politics surrounding the 1965 US intervention," Journal of Third World Studies 4,2 (fall 1987):121-31.

Walker, Malcolm T. "Foreign colonists in a Dominican rural community: the costs of economic progress," Caribbean Studies 2,3 (10/71):88-99.

Wilkenson, Alex. "A reporter at large: Big Sugar," New Yorker (7/17 & 24/89):41-67 & 42-66.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Anon. Dominican Crisis, 1965 (NY: Facts on File, 1973).

Baud, Michel. Peasants & Tobacco in the Dominican Republic (Knoxville: U. Tennessee, 1995).

Betances, Emilio. State & Society in the Dominican Republic (Boulder: Westview, 1995).

Black, Jan Knippers. The Dominican Republic: Politics & Development in an Unsovereign State (Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1986).

Bosch, Juan. The Unfinished Experiment: Democracy in the Dominican Republic (NY: Praeger, 1965).

Brea, Ramonina; Raquel Espinal & Fernando Valerio-Holguín (eds.) La Republica Dominicana en el umbral del Siglo XXI. Cultura, politica y cambio social (Santo Domingo: Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, 1999).

Brennan, Denise. What's Love Got to Do with It? Transnational Desires & Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic (Durham NC: Duke, 2004).

Cambeira, Alan. ¿Quiénes son los dominicanos? Caleidoscopio turbulento (?, 2002).

Chester, Eric T. Rag-Tags, Scum, Riff-Raff, & Commies. The U.S. Intervention in the Dominican Republic, 1965-1966 (NY: Monthly Review, 2001).

Clark, James A. The Church & the Crisis in the Dominican Republic (?:?, 1967).

Cocco de Filippis, Daisy (ed.) La literatura dominicana al final del siglo: diálogo entre la tierra natal y la diáspora (NY: CUNY, 1999).

__________ (ed. & trans.) Documents of Dissidence: Selected Writings by Dominican Women (NY: CUNY, 2000).

Corten, André & Andrée Corten. Cambio social en Santo Domingo (Rio Piedras: U. Puerto Rico, 1968).

__________; Carlos M. Vilas, M. Acosta & I. Duarte. Azúcar y política en la República Dominicana (Santo Domingo, 1976).

Diederich, Bernard. Trujillo: The Death of the Dictator (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2000).

Ferguson, James. Beyond the Lighthouse (London: Latin American Bureau, 1992).

Ferreras, Ramón A. Guerra patria (Santo Domingo, n.d.).

Finlay, Barbara. The Women of Azua: Work & Family in the Rural Dominican Republic (NY, 1989).

Franco, Franklin J. República Dominicana: clases, crisis y comandos (La Habana, 1966).

Georges, Eugenia. The Making of a Transnational Community: Migration, Development, & Cultural Change in the Dominican Republic (NY: Columbia U, 1990).

Gleijeses, Piero. The Dominican Crisis: The 1965 Constitutionalist Revolt & American Intervention (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1978).

Gutiérrez, Carlos María. The Dominican Republic: Rebellion & Repression (NY: Monthly Review, 1972).

Hartlyn, Jonathan. The Struggle for Democratic Politics in the Dominican Republic (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1998).

Klein, Alan. Sugarball: The American Game, the Dominican Dream (New Haven: Yale, 1991). On baseball in the D.R.

Kryzanek, Michael J. & Howard J. Wiarda. The Politics of External Influence in the Dominican Republic (NY: Praeger, 1988).

Lemoine, Maurice. Bitter Sugar: Slaves Today in the Caribbean (Chicago: Banner, 1986).

Lowenthal, Abraham. The Dominican Intervention (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1972).

Lundius, Jan & Mats Lundahl. Peasants & Religion: A Socioeconomic Study of Dios Olivorio & the Palma Sola Movement in the Dominican Republic (NY: Routledge, 1999).

Moreno, José. Barrios in Arms: Revolution in Santo Domingo (Pittsburgh: U. Pittsburgh, 1970?).

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

Raful, Tony. La revolución de abril de 1965 (Santo Domingo: Santo Domingo, 1985).

Schoonmaker, Herbert G. Military Crisis Management: US Intervention in the Dominican Republic, 1965 (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1990).

Serulle, Haffe. Testimonio de un pueblo oprimido: cuando florezcan los rayos del Rey de la Luz (Santo Domingo: Gramil, 1980).

Sharpe, Kenneth E. Peasant Politics. From Consciousness to Power Struggle in a Dominican Peasant Community (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1977).

Slater, Jerome. Intervention & Negotiation: Tlhe US & the Dominican Revolution (NY: Harper & Row, 1970).

Walker, Malcolm T. Politics & the Power Structure: A Rural Community in the Dominican Republic (NY: Columbia U., 1973).

Wiarda, Howard J. The Dominican Republic: Nation in Transition (NY: Praeger, 1969).

__________. The Dominican Republic: A Caribbean Crucible (Boulder, 1982).

Wucker, Michele. Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians & the Struggle for Hispaniola (NY: Hill & Wang, 1999).

In the Library: Fiction

Bueno, Manuel. Carcel y guerra: de una cárcel de Trujillo a un comando de abril. Cuentos (Santo Domingo: Taller, 1991).

Cambeira, Alan. Azucar! The Story of Sugar (

Collado, Lipe. Los acorralados (Santo Domingo: Universitaria, 1985).

Damiron, Rafael. ¡Ay de los vencidos! Novela de los días de la ocupación yankee en la República Dominicana (Santo Domingo: Alfa y Omega, 1983).

Lockward, Antonio. Hotel Cosmos (Santo Domingo, 1965).

Smith, April. Be the One (NY: Knopf, 2000).

Valdez, Pedro Antonio. Bachata del angel caído: novela (San Juan PR: Isla Negra, 1999).

Vázquez-Figueroa, Alberto. Vendaval (Barcelona: Plaza y Janes, 1986).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Bachata: Music of the People" [2003], dir. Giovanni Savino, 60m. From Cinema Guild.

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