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Diálogos Revista Electrónica de Historia

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DIAZ GONZALEZ, José Andrés. Building the apotheosis: the consolidation of the presidential inauguration ceremony in Costa Rica (1940-1949). Diálogos rev. electr. hist [online]. 2015, vol.16, suppl.1, pp.3-37. ISSN 1409-469X.

During the 1940`s, the ceremony of inauguration of the President had been consolidated as a political ritual that allows the new government to gain legitimacy and visibility, through the staging of the power. In additional, this ceremonies taken a character of civic celebration that facilitates the process of a national`s reconciliation after the struggle for control of the political power.

Keywords : history; political ritual; civic celebration; political imaginary.

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