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The History of Costa Rica.

Author: Monica Rankin
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2012.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
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Concise yet thorough, this engaging book provides an overview of the unique history of an increasingly important Central American nation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Rankin, Monica.
History of Costa Rica.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Rankin
ISBN: 9780313379451 0313379459
OCLC Number: 879549587
Description: 1 online resource (233 pages).
Contents: Cover; THE HISTORY OF COSTA RICA; ADVISORY BOARD; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; Timeline of Historical Events; 1 Introduction: Pura Vida; 2 Colonial Costa Rica; 3 Independence and the Early Nineteenth Century; 4 Emergence of National Identity; 5 The Consolidation of the Liberal State; 6 The Banana Republic; 7 The Social Welfare State and Civil War; 8 The Cold War and the Liberación Era; 9 State-Led Development and Debt; 10 Contemporary Costa Rica; Notable People in the History of Costa Rica; Glossary; Bibliographic Essay; Index; About the Author.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.

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