Costa Rica, a country study / Foreign Area Studies, the American University ; edited by Harold D. Nelson.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [1984], ©1983.
Description
xxxi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Series
Summary note
General study of Costa Rica - covers history, geographical aspects, population, social structure, religious practices, education, health, the economy (agricultural sector, industrial sector, trade), government, politics, international relations, defence, etc. Bibliography, glossary, graphs, maps, organigram, photographs, statistical tables.
Notes
  • Rev. ed of: Area handbook for Costa Rica / co-authors, Howard I. Blutstein [and others]. 1970.
  • "Research completed November 1983."
  • Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 295-315.
Contents
  • [Ch. 1.] Historical setting / Richard Rinehart
  • [Ch. 2.] The society and its environment / Irving Kaplan
  • [Ch. 3.] The economy / Donald P. Whitaker
  • [Ch. 4.] Government and politics / Jean R. Tartter
  • [Ch. 5.] National security / Frederick Ehrenreich.
Other title(s)
Area handbook for Costa Rica.
SuDoc no.
  • D 101.22:550-90/2
  • GD D101.22:550-90/2
Tech. report no.
DA Pam 550-90
LCCN
84016888
OCLC
11044779
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