This guide will help you find books, videos, articles and websites for use in your travels to Costa Rica.
ICISP Students Using Home Institutions' Libraries for Research
Special Note for ICISP Students - You will need to access these or similar library resources from your home institution as there is no mechanism for ICISP students to access these COD Library's materials. Please consider the following suggestions:
Consult the library databases listed on the Databases page, and check with your home institution to see if you have access to any of those databases.
Consult with a librarian at your home institution for assistance in identifying resources to which they subscribe.
Some of the ebooks listed in this guide might be accessible from your home institution. Search your library's catalog or ebook collection for these or other related titles.
Trevor W. Purcell, which presents an anthropological analysis of the West Indians' adjustment in Costa Rica over a hundred-year period. The book also looks at the development of the inequality that occurred as Blacks, who initially saw themselves as superior to local Hispanics, later found themselves at the mercy of a Hispanic cultural hegemony.
Call Number: eBook available to COD Students and Staff
Publication Date: 2008-02-21
Costa Rica: A Global Studies Handbook offers readers an authoritative tour of a remarkable country, tracing its historical development from pre-Colombian inhabitants and Spanish colonization through rising prosperity in the mid-19th century to current struggles to define itself economically and politically.