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THE SOVEREIGN COLONY THE SOVEREIGN COLONY Olympic Sport, National Identity, and International Politics in Puerto Rico ANTONIO SOTOMAYOR University of Nebraska Press Lincoln and London © 2016 by the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska. An earlier version of chapter 5 was previously published as “The Cold War Games of a Colonial Latin American Nation: San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1966,” in Diplomatic Games: Sport, Statecraft, and International Relations since 1945, ed. Heather L. Dichter and Andrew Johns (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014), 217–49. All rights reserved. Manufactured in the United States of America. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Names: Sotomayor, Antonio, author. Title: The sovereign colony: Olympic sport, national identity, and international politics in Puerto Rico / Antonio Sotomayor. Description: Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. | Includes bibliographical references and index. Identifiers: lccn 2015021065 isbn 9780803278813 (hardback: alk. paper) isbn 9780803285385 (epub) isbn 9780803285392 (mobi) isbn 9780803285408 (pdf) Subjects: lcsh: Olympics—Participation, Puerto Rican. | Olympics—Political aspects—Puerto Rico. | Nationalism and sports—Puerto Rico. | bisac: history / Latin America / General. | political science / Political Ideologies / Nationalism. | sports & recreation / Olympics. Classification: lcc gv721.4.p9 s68 2016 | ddc 796.48—dc23 lc record available at Set in Minion Pro by M. Scheer. Para mi padre, Antonio Sotomayor Mora, y madre, Sandra Carlo Santana. To Nicole, who proves that dreams can come true. Para Paio y Amalia, son la luz en mi vida. ...


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