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The Resource Venezuela : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Richard A. Haggerty

Venezuela : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Richard A. Haggerty

Label
Venezuela : a country study
Title
Venezuela
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Richard A. Haggerty
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available via the Internet at the Federal Research Division web site. Address as of 7/14/08: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/vetoc.html ; current access is available via PURL.
Cataloging source
  • DLC
  • DLC
Dewey number
987
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2308
LC item number
.W4 1993
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
F2308.A63
NAL item number
1993
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haggerty, Richard A.
  • Blutstein, Howard I
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
Series volume
550-71
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Venezuela
  • Venezuela
Label
Venezuela : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Richard A. Haggerty
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Area handbook for Venezuela / coauthors, Howard I. Blutstein [and others]. 3d ed
  • "Research completed December 1990."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Discovery and conquest -- Spanish colonial rule -- The epic of independence -- A century of caudillismo -- The transition to democratic rule -- The triumph of democracy -- Geography. Topography ; Climate ; Hydrography -- Population dynamics. Population profile ; Migration ; Settlement patterns -- Social structure. The elite ; The middle class ; The peasants ; The workers and the urban lower class -- Ethnic groups -- Modernization, social values, and religion -- Social welfare. Education ; Health and social security -- Growth and structure of the economy -- Economic policy. Fiscal policy ; Monetary and exchange-rate policies -- Labor. Formal sector ; Informal sector -- Agriculture. Land policies ; Land use ; Crops ; Livestock ; Farming technology ; Fishing and forestry -- Energy and industry. Petroleum ; Natural gas and petrochemicals ; Electricity ; Mining ; Manufacturing ; Construction -- Services. Banking and financial services ; Transportation ; Telecommunications ; Tourism -- Foreign economic relations. Foreign trade ; Balance of payments ; Foreign debt ; Foreign assistance -- The governmental system. Constitutional development ; The executive ; The legislature ; The judiciary ; Public administration ; Local government ; The electoral system -- Political dynamics. Political developments since 1958 ; Interest groups and major political actors ; Political parties ; Formal and informal dynamics of public policy ; The mass media -- Foreign relations -- History of the armed forces -- Strategic setting. Venezuela and the United States ; Venezuela and Colombia ; Venezuela and Guyana ; Venezuela and Brazil -- Role of the military in national life. Missions ; Manpower ; Defense spending -- Armed forces organization, training, and equipment. The army ; The navy ; The air force ; The armed forces of cooperation (national guard) ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Internal security and public order. Threats to internal security ; Law enforcement agencies ; The criminal justice system ; The prison system
  • National security
  • Richard A. Haggerty
  • Historical setting
  • James D. Rudolph
  • The society and its environment
  • Ieda Siqueira Wiarda
  • The economy
  • Daniel J. Seyler
  • Government and politics
  • Howard J. Wiarda, Ieda Siqueira Wiada
Control code
25633004
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxix, 276 pages
Isbn
9780844407470
Lccn
92010376
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (GPO)99243529
  • (OCoLC)25633004
Label
Venezuela : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Richard A. Haggerty
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Area handbook for Venezuela / coauthors, Howard I. Blutstein [and others]. 3d ed
  • "Research completed December 1990."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Discovery and conquest -- Spanish colonial rule -- The epic of independence -- A century of caudillismo -- The transition to democratic rule -- The triumph of democracy -- Geography. Topography ; Climate ; Hydrography -- Population dynamics. Population profile ; Migration ; Settlement patterns -- Social structure. The elite ; The middle class ; The peasants ; The workers and the urban lower class -- Ethnic groups -- Modernization, social values, and religion -- Social welfare. Education ; Health and social security -- Growth and structure of the economy -- Economic policy. Fiscal policy ; Monetary and exchange-rate policies -- Labor. Formal sector ; Informal sector -- Agriculture. Land policies ; Land use ; Crops ; Livestock ; Farming technology ; Fishing and forestry -- Energy and industry. Petroleum ; Natural gas and petrochemicals ; Electricity ; Mining ; Manufacturing ; Construction -- Services. Banking and financial services ; Transportation ; Telecommunications ; Tourism -- Foreign economic relations. Foreign trade ; Balance of payments ; Foreign debt ; Foreign assistance -- The governmental system. Constitutional development ; The executive ; The legislature ; The judiciary ; Public administration ; Local government ; The electoral system -- Political dynamics. Political developments since 1958 ; Interest groups and major political actors ; Political parties ; Formal and informal dynamics of public policy ; The mass media -- Foreign relations -- History of the armed forces -- Strategic setting. Venezuela and the United States ; Venezuela and Colombia ; Venezuela and Guyana ; Venezuela and Brazil -- Role of the military in national life. Missions ; Manpower ; Defense spending -- Armed forces organization, training, and equipment. The army ; The navy ; The air force ; The armed forces of cooperation (national guard) ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Internal security and public order. Threats to internal security ; Law enforcement agencies ; The criminal justice system ; The prison system
  • National security
  • Richard A. Haggerty
  • Historical setting
  • James D. Rudolph
  • The society and its environment
  • Ieda Siqueira Wiarda
  • The economy
  • Daniel J. Seyler
  • Government and politics
  • Howard J. Wiarda, Ieda Siqueira Wiada
Control code
25633004
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxix, 276 pages
Isbn
9780844407470
Lccn
92010376
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (GPO)99243529
  • (OCoLC)25633004

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