RACE AND NATIONAL IDENTITY IN COSTA RICA IN EL COSTARRICENSE NEWSPAPER (1846-1849, 1870 Y 1873-1877)

The speeches expressed on the ethno-cultural characteristics of Costa Rican by the newspaperEl Costarricense from 1846 to 1849, were referred around the white, peaceful andindustrious of them. In last years of circulation of this newspaper, intellectuals and governmentofficials of General Tomas Guar...

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Main Author: Urbina Gaitán, Chester
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2014
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/sociales/article/view/19122
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/25258
Summary: The speeches expressed on the ethno-cultural characteristics of Costa Rican by the newspaperEl Costarricense from 1846 to 1849, were referred around the white, peaceful andindustrious of them. In last years of circulation of this newspaper, intellectuals and governmentofficials of General Tomas Guardia who wrote it, added the character educated ofCosta Rican´s fundament of national identity. The importance of this newspaper is that it isthe first media reports, in which is disclose national and international ethno-cultural characteristicsof Costa Ricans and it is recognized foundational texts about national identityfor more than three decades.