This book reconstructs the journey and the contributions of the priest Elias al-Mawsili, from the story that the traveler wrote from memory many years after his return to the Middle East. During his last years he settled in a convent in Syria, where ..
This text explains in narrated form the history of the American people from the first settlement of the continent to the contact with the European and a little later. The interpretative framework follows the evolutionist perspective of archeology: in..
The work analyzes the poetic text of the National Anthem and confronts the author with texts published between 1911 and 1914; production is part of contestatario speech early twentieth century, which to challenge the official discourse, evidence crac..
This work is a regional approach with a synthetic and updated vision of the past of the five countries that are part of historical Central America (Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica), from the original settlement, about twelv..
Memorial Album of the inauguration of the University of Costa Rica was the first book published by our alma mater. This new edition is a tribute to the women and men who made possible the revival of the first Costa Rican university and a means to new..
This work is divided into two parts of three chapters each: the first characterizes the colonial legacy of Costa Rica, and the second analyzes the genesis of agrarian capitalism. Among its themes we find: the productive structure, foreign trade, the ..
The three essays that compose this work constitute a serious effort to reflect from a national perspective -Costa Rica- and regional- Latin America-, on the cultural aspect of our societies and their relation with the future possibilities of developm..