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Costa Rica Before Coffee: Society and Economy on the Eve of the Export Boom

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Costa Rica Before Coffee centers on the decade of the 1840s, when the impact of coffee and export agriculture began to revolutionize Costa Rican society. Lowell Gudmundson focuses on the nature of the society prior to the coffee boom, but he also makes observations on the entire sweep of Costa Rican history, from earliest colonial times to the present, and in his final cha...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Louisiana State University Press (first published January 1st 1986)
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Amanda
Let's just say Costa Rica wasn't so interesting before coffee. ...maybe if the book came with a dupio....???
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