San Juan Then and Now by Oscar HernandezSan Juan Then and Now by Oscar Hernandez

San Juan Then and Now

byOscar Hernandez, Maria Castro-arroya

Hardcover | November 12, 2013

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The crowning jewel of the ?rich port,? Puerto Rico, San Juan?s history comes alive with stunning then and now photography.It's the capital and most populous city in Puerto Rico and the second-oldest European-established fort in the Americas. San Juan Bautista de Puerto Rico - San Juan - was established in 1508 and has been an important port ever since. See how this culturally rich city has changed, and how it has remained the same in San Juan Then and Now . View stunning then and now photographs of such landmarks as the seaside fortress Castillo del Morro, the mid-nineteenth century military barracks Cuartel del Ballaja, and Casa Blanca, the seaside home that was built for city founder Juan Ponce de Leon in 1521. Complete with an illuminating historical overview, the history of this vibrant seaside city comes to life in in this impressive pictorial of the old and the new.
Oscar Hernandez is a Puerto Rican journalist working in London. He was an editorial contributor to Puerto Rico Remembered (2009), the book that showcased an amazing vintage collection of color photos of the island from the 1940s and 1950s. He also edited and contributed to the revised Puerto Rico Then and Now (2012).
Title:San Juan Then and NowFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 10 × 11.25 × 0.4 inPublished:November 12, 2013Publisher:THUNDER BAY PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1607108895

ISBN - 13:9781607108894

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