Costa Rica, a popular Central American tourist destination, was once a Spanish colony but today is known for its long history of peace, stability, and democracy. The nation's people and environment, its democratic traditions, and its dedication to taking care of its people are examined in this selection.
"The book details the country's climate, geography, agriculture, industry, daily life in both rural and urban areas, and arts and culture. The book features maps, black-and-white photographs, and special boxes...The book's final pages offer a set of facts-at-a-glance, a detailed chronology, an annotated bibliography including works for both children and adults, an annotated list of works consulted (including web sites), and an index."
-- Multi-Cultural Review (March 2001)
Price: US $32.10