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Juan Pablo Duarte: The Humanist / Juan Pablo Duarte: El humanista
Espaillat, Rhina P. and Sarah Aponte

Biblioteca Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña & CUNY DSI, 2015. 216p.

This is the first bilingual (Spanish and English) book containing the writings of Juan Pablo Duarte, the founding father of the Dominican Republic. With this selection, we seek to expose part of Duarte’s thought as he expressed it at key moments in his life. These writings serve as a kind of biography, taking the reader through the different periods of Duarte’s life and providing an inside look into the man behind this important historical figure.


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Juan Rodriguez and the Beginnings of New York City
Stevens-Acevedo, Anthony, Tom Weterings and Leonor Álvarez Francés

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Archivo General de la Nación & CUNY DSI, 2013. 65p.

This monograph shares with its readers the story of Juan Rodriguez, described as a black or mulatto free man born in Santo Domingo by Dutch records; he is the first non-Native to live in what today is known as New York City. This monograph includes images of the original Dutch notary documents that reveal Rodriguez’ stay in New York, along with its transcriptions, and translations into English and Spanish.


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Autores dominicanos de la diáspora: apuntes bio-bibliográficos (1902-2012)
Sarah Aponte and Franklin Gutiérrez
2014 José Toribio Medina Award, SALALM

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Biblioteca Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, 2013. 430p. [9789993431466].

This publication is a reference guide that documents the contribution of Dominican writers who have published outside the Dominican Republic. The extensive bibliography covers established and emerging writers and includes a significant number of self-published authors. The volume contains information about books written in Spanish and English in all disciplines, ranging from 1902 to 2012. The biographical profiles section provides information about the author, educational background, awards and recognitions received.


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La República Dominicana y la prensa extranjera: mayo 1961-septiembre 1963 (Desde la desaparición de Trujillo hasta Juan Bosch)
Sully Saneaux and Ramona Hernández

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Biblioteca Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, 2013. 459p. [9789993431442].

This volume details the global news coverage of two important events in the history of the Dominican Republic in the early 1960s: the assassination of dictator Rafael Trujillo in 1961 and the coup de'etat of President Juan Bosch in 1963. Offers an analysis of over one thousand articles and reports from 31 diverse global news media for the period including The New York Times y El Diario/La Prensa (Estados Unidos), El Mundo (Puerto Rico), La Revolución (Cuba), El Universal (Venezuela), El Excelsior (México), El Mercurio (Chile), La Nación (Argentina), Le Monde (Francia), El Corriere Della Sera (Italia), The Times (Inglaterra), ABC (España), The People's Daily (China), Pravda (Unión de Repúblicas Socialistas Soviéticas).

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