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William Allen. Green Phoenix: Restoring the Tropical Forests of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Oxford University Press. 2002. 344pp.

John Patrick Bell. Crisis in Costa Rica: The 1948 Revolution. University of Texas Press. 1971. 192pp.

Mavis Hiltunen Biesanz; Richard Biesanz; Karen Zubris Biesanz. The Ticos: Culture and Social Change in Costa Rica. Lynne Rienner Publishers. 1999. 307pp.

Leonard Bird. Costa Rica: The Unarmed Democracy. Sheppard Press. 1984. 224pp.

John A. Booth. Costa Rica: Quest for Democracy. Westview Press. 1999. 256pp.

Anthony Chamberlain. Privatization in Costa Rica: A Multi-dimensional Analysis. University Press of America. 2007. 174pp.

Darryl Cole-Christensen. A Place in the Rain Forest: Settling the Costa Rican Frontier. University of Texas Press. 1997. 243pp.

Marc Edelman. The Logic of the Latifundio: The Large Estates of Northwestern Costa Rica Since the Late Nineteenth Century. Stanford University Press. 1992. 478pp.

Marc Edelman. Peasants Against Globalization: Rural Social Movements in Costa Rica. Stanford University Press. 1999. 344pp.

Sterling Evans. The Green Republic: A Conservation History of Costa Rica. University of Texas Press. 1999. 317pp.

Gordon W. Frankie; Alfonso Mata; S. Bradleigh Vinson (editors). Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest. University of California Press. 2004. 341pp.

Carlos Sandoval García. Threatening Others: Nicaraguans and the Formation of National Identities in Costa Rica. Ohio University Press. 2004. 240pp.

Daniel Goldrich. Sons of the Establishment: Elite Youth in Panama and Costa Rica. Rand McNally. 1966. 139pp.

Carolyn Hall. Costa Rica: A Geographical Interpretation in Historical Perspective. Westview Press. 1985. 348pp.

Ronald N. Harpelle. The West Indians of Costa Rica: Race, Class, and the Integration of an Ethnic Minority. McGill-Queen's University Press. 2002. 264pp.

Martha Honey. Hostile Acts: U. S. Policy in Costa Rica in the 1980s. University Press of Florida. 1994. 640pp.

Paul Kutsche. Voices of Migrants: Rural-Urban Migration in Costa Rica. University Press of Florida. 1994. 236pp.

Fabrice E. Lehoucq; Iván Molina. Stuffing the Ballot Box: Fraud, Electoral Reform, and Democratization in Costa Rica. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 277pp.

Wilton M. Nelson. A History of Protestantism in Costa Rica. Lucknow Publishing House. 1963. 258pp.

Steven Paul Palmer. From Popular Medicine to Medical Populism: Doctors, Healers, and Public Power in Costa Rica, 1800-1940. Duke University Press. 2003. 329pp.

Trevor W. Purcell. Banana Fallout: Class, Color, and Culture Among West Indians in Costa Rica. Center for Afro-American Studies, University of California. 1993. 197pp.

Dana Sawchuk. The Costa Rican Catholic Church, Social Justice, and the Rights of Workers, 1979-1996. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. 2004. 270pp.

Luis A. Vivanco. Green Encounters: Shaping and Contesting Environmentalism in Rural Costa Rica. Berghahn Books. 2006. 222pp.

Deborah J. Yashar. Demanding Democracy: Reform and Reaction in Costa Rica and Guatemala, 1870s-1950s. Stanford University Press. 1997. 319pp.

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