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Costa Rica and civilization in the Caribbean.

Chester Lloyd Jones

Costa Rica and civilization in the Caribbean.

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of the edition published by the University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1935.

SeriesStudies in the social sciences and history -- 23.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21847620M


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Caribbean Civilisation is a concise history of the English-speaking Caribbean since independence and falls into two main parts. The first part consists of a general introduction which places the Caribbean in its historical, political, social and cultural context, while focusing on key events and topics in the region's history.

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Influenced by indigenous peoples and West Indian immigrants, the Caribbean's culture has blended slowly. Horses and cowboy culture are ubiquitous to Costa Rica and Ticos are proud of it.

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The golden bands that the region's Carib Indians wore as earrings and nose rings inspired the crew to name the country Costa Rica, meaning Rich Coast. Columbus' arrival ultimately led to the eradication of these .There are a variety of cultural traditions, including calypso and reggae music that make this area unique.

Traditional square dancing is very common. Games and legends also hold a special place in the local culture. Creole English is the language most people from Limon speak. Faith and religious beliefs are much more diverse in this area due to large number of religious .