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Brief History of Costa Rica __ A general history of Costa Rica. - From The Institute for Spanish Language Studies - http://www.isls.com/costarica/destination/history.html

Costa Rica: History __ "Although Columbus skirted the Costa Rican coast in 1502, resistance by the indigenous inhabitants and disease prevented the Spanish from establishing a permanent settlement until 1563, when Cartago was founded."  A general history as well as other interesting information about Costa Rica. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0857593.html

Costa Rica History __ A brief overview of history. For a more detailed version, just click "more history."- From multied.com - http://www.multied.com/NationbyNation/Costarica/History1.html

Costa Rica History __ A general history of Costa Rica along with additional information about the country. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Costa+Rica/History

Costa Rica History __ "Mystery shrouds Pre-Columbian Costa Rica: few archaeological monuments have been found and no proof of a written language has ever been discovered. Recorded history tends to begin with Christopher Columbus, who stayed for 17 days in 1502 and was so impressed by the gold decorations worn by the friendly locals that he promptly dubbed the country Costa Rica, 'the rich coast'."  A colorful history of Costa Rica - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/costa-rica/history

Costa Rica History Articles __ You will find articles about Costa Rica History, from prehistory to this day. - From infocostarica.com - http://www.infocostarica.com/history/

Costa Rica's History & Facts __ "Very small (250 words) article on some facts of Costa Rica history." - From ourworld.compuserve.com - http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/costarica/gen_1.htm

Culture of Costa Rica - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism ... __ You will find a lot of information about Costa Rica including a history section. - From everyculture.com - http://www.everyculture.com/Bo-Co/Costa-Rica.html  

History of Costa Rica __ "In 1502, on his fourth and last voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus made the first European landfall in the area. European settlement of Costa Rica began in 1522. The native peoples were conquered by Spain in the sixteenth century."  You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Costa_Rica


History of Costa Rica __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of Costa Rica." - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxcostarica.htm

The history of the Republic of Costa Rica __ Here are click-to-read articles about various aspects of Costa Rican history. - From Hartford Web Publishing  - http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/47/index-g.html

History of the Republic of Costa Rica __ You will find an extensive history of Costa Rica. - From Christopher Baker - http://photo.net/cr/moon/history.html

List of Presidents of Costa Rica __ Just what the title says it is. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_Costa_Rica 



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