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Organized recreation and sports were almost unknown to the early colonizers, who lived in a state of constant fear of attack from hostile Carib Indians and roving buccaneers. It was not until the nineteenth century, when a new and prosperous era of agriculture and trade was ushered in, that sports came to play an important part in the life of the Island.  >>more...>>

Title:     "Sports and Recreation," from Puerto Rico: A Guide to the Island of Boriquén
Author:    Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration
Date:     1940

Publisher:     The University Society, Inc. New York
Type:     American Guide Series

Listed Under:
Puerto Rico

Notes:     From Puerto Rico: A Guide to the Island of Boriquén
Compiled and Written by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration in Co-operation with the Writer's Program of the Work Projects Administration

American Guide Series
Sponsored by the Puerto Rico Department of Education
The University Society, Inc. New York, 1940, p. 165-167.