Central America

A Natural and Cultural history
Editor(s): 
Coates, Anthony G.
ISBN: 
0300080654
Date published: 
September 1999
Paperback
Price: 
£11.95
Pages: 
296

This book brings together a complete range of information on the cultural and natural history of Central America, the slim geographical bridge that separates two continents and two vast tropical oceans. Chapters by leading authorities discuss geological origins, differences between the surrounding oceans, the importance of natural corridors, the history of native people and colonisers from pre-Columbian to modern times, and crucial conservation issues.