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Costa Rica: Tico Socialism

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses tico socialism of Costa Rica, which emerged shortly after the coffee economy arrived during the latter part of the nineteenth century. This new economy in Costa Rica allowed ... More


Introduction: São Paulo, Brazilian Megacity

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By most accounts São Paulo is not a user-friendly city, and it may even be viewed as hostile. A paradigmatic megacity (along with, for example, Mexico City or Tokyo), São Paulo has grown ... More


Use of Tobacco, Coffee, Hemp, Opium, Etc.

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter posits that the ban on alcohol has caused a dependence on other addictive or intoxicating substances for enjoyment. It points to the widespread use of the tobacco pipe, weighing up its ... More


Domestic Life

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the hierarchies within families of the upper classes and middle classes, the appellations used for different members of households, different types of servants and slaves and ... More


Business History in Colombia

Carlos Dávila

in Business History in Latin America: The Experience of Seven Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237235
eISBN:
9781846312700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312700.007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter deals with the study of business history in Columbia. It presents a survey of the literature on Colombian business history. It explores the number of studies concerning specific aspects ... More


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