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 ..
Este texto explica en forma narrada la historia de los pueblos americanos desde el primer poblamiento del continente hasta el contacto con los europeos y un poco después. El marco interpretativo sigue la perspectiva evolucionista de la arqueología: e..
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..
Esta obra presenta un enfoque regional con una visión sintética y actualizada del pasado de los cinco países que forman parte de la Centroamérica histórica (Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua y Costa Rica), desde el poblamiento original, hac..
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..