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Dr. Philip L. Wagner


By: Dr. Philip L. Wagner

Comments by the Author:

"NICOYA.." resulted from field work for my doctorate at Berkeley. Although entitled a "historical geography," it also focused on some subjects of even more interest to me. Notably, it sought to document a way of life gradually fading away, and to highlight the relationship it embodied between people and their habitat, mediated through a simple but effective technology.

That theme became central to most of my later writings, as the successive books portrayed here -- as well as the articles listed in my bibliography -- will show.


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Published; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1958, Copyright ©

Description: iv, 195-250 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm Series: University of California publications in geography ; v.12, no. 3. Subject: Nicoya Peninsula (Costa Rica) Ethnology -- Costa Rica -- Nicoya Peninsula. Note: Based in part on thesis, University of California Includes bibliographical references.

Nicoya - PLW

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