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Costa Rica

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

Old Guns for a New War: The Resurgence of Arms Smuggling in Costa Rica. Gregory Kipling, Peace Magazine (7-9/02).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Ibermundo Costa Rica.

Resource Center of the Americas.

WWW Virtual Library

In the Library: Articles

Mahony, Rhona. "Debt-for-nature swaps: who really benefits?" in S. E. Place (ed.) Tropical Rainforests: Latin American Nature & Society in Transition (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 1993), pp. 185-93.

Saxe-Fernández, John. "The militarization of Costa Rica," Monthly Review 24,1 (5/72):61-71.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Jonas Bodenheimer, Susanne. La ideología socialdemócrata en Costa Rica (San José: Editorial Universitaria Centroamericana, 1984).

Palmer , Steven & Iván Molina (eds.) The Costa Rica Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Durham NC: Duke, 2004).

Williams, Philip J. The Catholic Church & Politics in Nicaragua & Costa Rica (Pittsburgh, 1989).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Promised Ship (El barco prometido)" [2000], 51m. From Latin American Video Archives. English-speaking West Indians of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast & the influence among them of Marcus Garvey's Pan-Africanism.

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