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Resources for research papers on this country.
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Books

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A Tale of Two Cities - Santo Domingo, New York and the History - Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof
Call Number: F128.9 .D6 H64 2008
ISBN: 9780691123387
Publication Date: 2007-11-18
Dominicans (Dominican Republic)--Migrations


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The Dominican Republic : a national history - Frank M. Pons
Call Number: F1938 .M687 1998
ISBN: 1558761918
Publication Date: 1998-05-01

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Culture and Customs of the Dominican Republic - Isabel Zakrzewski Brown
Call Number: F1938.45 .B76 1999
ISBN: 0313303142
Publication Date: 1999-11-30

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Reconstructing Racial Identity and the African Past in the Dominican Republic - Kimberly Eison Simmons
Call Number: F1941 .B55 S56 2009
ISBN: 9780813036755
Publication Date: 2011-04-17
Subject terms: Ethnicity--Dominican Republic. Blacks--Race identity--Dominican Republic. National characteristics, Dominican.
Series: (New World diasporas)
Partial Summary: " In Latin America and the Caribbean, racial issues are extremely complex and fluid, particularly the nature of "blackness." What it means to be called "black" is still very different for an African American living in the United States than it is for an individual in the Dominican Republic with an African ancestry...also examines the movement of individuals between the Dominican Republic and the United States, where traditional notions of indio are challenged, debated, and called into question. How and why Dominicans define their racial identities reveal shifting coalitions between Caribbean peoples and African Americans, and proves intrinsic to understanding identities in the African diaspora."

Bachata : a social history of a Dominican popular music - Deborah Pacini-Hernandez
Call Number: ML3486.D65 P3 1995
ISBN: 1566392993
Publication Date: 1995-06-01

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eBooks

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Immigrants in American History - Elliott Robert Barkan
Call Number: ONLINE
ISBN: 159884220X
Publication Date: 2012-11-01
Volume 2 - has a chapter on Dominicans

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Quotes from "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"

"For those of you who missed your mandatory two seconds of Dominican history: Trujillo, one of the twentieth century's most infamous dictators, ruled the Dominican Republic between 1930 and 1961 with an implacable ruthless brutality." --Oscar Wao Preface

“What more sci-fi than Santo Domingo? What more fantasy than the Antilles?” --The narrator quoting Oscar, p. 6

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