La carreta pintada : corazón de la cultura costarricense
A beautifully-illustrated volume on the painted oxcart, one of the dominant symbols of Costa Rican culture. Includes history and uses, links to the coffee industry, legends, construction methods, and design work.
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Carts and Coffee
Sesteos and Legends
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