Hunter College Schools
In Soldiers of the Nation, Harry Franqui-Rivera argues that the emergence of strong and complicated Puerto Rican national identities is deeply rooted in the long history of colonial military organizations on the island. Franqui-Rivera examines the patterns of inclusion-exclusion within the military and the various forms of citizenship that are subsequently transformed into socioeconomic and political enfranchisement.
Author: Harry Franqui-Rivera
Commentator: Teresita Levy, Lehman College