Historical Dictionary of Costa Rica by Theodore S. CreedmanHistorical Dictionary of Costa Rica by Theodore S. Creedman

Historical Dictionary of Costa Rica

byTheodore S. Creedman

Hardcover | April 1, 1991

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Creedman's original Historical Dictionary of Costa Rica appeared in 1977. The new edition is nearly 50% larger, the fruit of several summers the author spent working in this most interesting part of Central America. The earlier text has been updated. Its coverage has also been notably extended, especially in respect to ecomonic and cultural history. The bibliography has been brought up to date, and a chronology has been added. The author's death intervened in June 1985, when only the first draft of the new edition had been written. His friend Gary G. Kuhn, professor of history, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, completed the work, to which the series editor, Laurence Hallewell, has also contributed.
Theodore S. Creedman (Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1971) spent seven years researching and living in Costa Rica, resulting in his dissertation, "The Political Evolution of Costa Rica, 1936-1964." He held fellowships from the Organization of American States, the Fulbright organization, and Historic Annapolis, and wrote and published ...
Title:Historical Dictionary of Costa RicaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:362 pages, 8.74 × 5.72 × 1.01 inPublished:April 1, 1991Publisher:Scarecrow Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810822156

ISBN - 13:9780810822153

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...this new expanded and updated edition will enhance the value of this already useful work...