The Resource Colombia : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson

Colombia : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson

Label
Colombia : a country study
Title
Colombia
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson
Title variation
Country studies, Colombia
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This series deal with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by historical and cultural factors
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2258
LC item number
.C64 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hudson, Rex A
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series
  • DA pam / Headquarters, Department of the Army
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
[550-26]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colombia
  • Colombia
Target audience
specialized
Label
Colombia : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
©2011 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-420) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Table A. Selected Spanish abbreviations and acronyms -- Table B. Chronology of important events -- Country profile -- Introduction -- ch. 1. Historical Setting / David Bushnell -- Early Colombia -- Spanish conquest and colonial society -- Exploration and conquest -- Colonial government -- Colonial society and economy -- Religion and culture -- Breaking the Spanish connection -- Antecedents of independence -- Struggle for independence, 1810-19 -- Development of the nation, 1819-1904 -- Great Colombia experiment, 1819-32 -- New Granada. weak state, strong parties, 1832-63 -- Failed federalist utopia, 1863-85 -- Continuity and change in social relations -- Political centralization and the church-state alliance -- War of the thousand days and loss of Panama, 1899-1903 -- New age of peace and coffee, 1904-30 -- Presidency of Rafael Reyes -- Growth of the coffee industry -- Relations with the United States -- Decline of the conservative hegemony -- Reform under the liberals, 1930-46 -- Things come apart, 1946-58 -- La Violencia -- Growth amid mayhem -- National front, 1958-78 -- Instituting the coalition government -- Sociocultural changes -- Contemporary era, 1978-98 -- Rise of drug-trafficking organizations -- Spread of leftist insurgencies -- New departures and continuing problems -- ch. 2. Society And Its Environment / David Bushnell and Rex A Hudson -- Physical setting -- Geology -- Geography -- Climate -- Environment -- Race and ethnicity -- Indigenous peoples -- Racial distinctions -- Population and urbanization -- Population growth trends -- Immigration -- Regionalism -- Urbanization trends -- Population displacement -- Emigration -- Demography -- Social strata division -- Family -- Income distribution -- Rural poor and urban poor -- Income effects of narco-trafficking -- Health and welfare -- Resources and organization -- Current health overview -- Pension conundrum -- Religion -- Church, state, and society -- Growth of Protestantism -- Other religious expressions -- Education -- Basic education -- University, technical, and vocational education -- Continuing problems -- Social movements -- ch. 3. Economy / Roberto Steiner and Hernan Vallejo -- Economic history, 1819-1999 -- Growth and structure of the economy, 1819-1989 -- 1990s. a decade of economic reform -- Economic structure and sectoral policies -- Agriculture -- Mining and energy -- Industry -- Services -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Air transportation -- Inland waterways -- Ports -- Railroads -- Road transportation -- Telecommunications -- Financial regulation and financial markets -- Trade policy and trade patterns -- Foreign investment regulation and outcomes -- Illegal drugs -- Macroeconomic policies and trends -- Monetary policy and inflation -- Exchange-rate policy and the balance of payments -- Fiscal policy and public finances -- Labor, the informal economy, social spending, and pensions -- Labor markets -- Informal economy -- Social expenditure -- Pension system -- Outlook -- ch. 4. Government And Politics / Arlene B Tickner -- Governmental system -- Executive -- Territorial government -- Legislature -- Electoral system -- Judiciary -- Attorney General's office -- Public administration -- Political dynamics -- Weakening of the bipartisan system -- Other parties and political movements -- Political party reform -- Corruption -- Societal institutions -- Colombian interest groups -- Internal armed conflict and peace negotiations -- Foreign relations -- General foreign policy traits -- Primary doctrines of foreign policy -- Foreign policy decision making -- Diplomatic relations -- Outlook -- ch. 5. National Security / Ann C Mason -- Military -- Historical background -- Modernization of the military -- Constitutional authority -- Organization of the armed forces -- Conscription and military service -- Military education system -- Military judiciary -- Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Defense and security
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource (lxxxix, 450 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Colombia : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson
Publication
Distribution
Note
©2011 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-420) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Table A. Selected Spanish abbreviations and acronyms -- Table B. Chronology of important events -- Country profile -- Introduction -- ch. 1. Historical Setting / David Bushnell -- Early Colombia -- Spanish conquest and colonial society -- Exploration and conquest -- Colonial government -- Colonial society and economy -- Religion and culture -- Breaking the Spanish connection -- Antecedents of independence -- Struggle for independence, 1810-19 -- Development of the nation, 1819-1904 -- Great Colombia experiment, 1819-32 -- New Granada. weak state, strong parties, 1832-63 -- Failed federalist utopia, 1863-85 -- Continuity and change in social relations -- Political centralization and the church-state alliance -- War of the thousand days and loss of Panama, 1899-1903 -- New age of peace and coffee, 1904-30 -- Presidency of Rafael Reyes -- Growth of the coffee industry -- Relations with the United States -- Decline of the conservative hegemony -- Reform under the liberals, 1930-46 -- Things come apart, 1946-58 -- La Violencia -- Growth amid mayhem -- National front, 1958-78 -- Instituting the coalition government -- Sociocultural changes -- Contemporary era, 1978-98 -- Rise of drug-trafficking organizations -- Spread of leftist insurgencies -- New departures and continuing problems -- ch. 2. Society And Its Environment / David Bushnell and Rex A Hudson -- Physical setting -- Geology -- Geography -- Climate -- Environment -- Race and ethnicity -- Indigenous peoples -- Racial distinctions -- Population and urbanization -- Population growth trends -- Immigration -- Regionalism -- Urbanization trends -- Population displacement -- Emigration -- Demography -- Social strata division -- Family -- Income distribution -- Rural poor and urban poor -- Income effects of narco-trafficking -- Health and welfare -- Resources and organization -- Current health overview -- Pension conundrum -- Religion -- Church, state, and society -- Growth of Protestantism -- Other religious expressions -- Education -- Basic education -- University, technical, and vocational education -- Continuing problems -- Social movements -- ch. 3. Economy / Roberto Steiner and Hernan Vallejo -- Economic history, 1819-1999 -- Growth and structure of the economy, 1819-1989 -- 1990s. a decade of economic reform -- Economic structure and sectoral policies -- Agriculture -- Mining and energy -- Industry -- Services -- Transportation and telecommunications -- Air transportation -- Inland waterways -- Ports -- Railroads -- Road transportation -- Telecommunications -- Financial regulation and financial markets -- Trade policy and trade patterns -- Foreign investment regulation and outcomes -- Illegal drugs -- Macroeconomic policies and trends -- Monetary policy and inflation -- Exchange-rate policy and the balance of payments -- Fiscal policy and public finances -- Labor, the informal economy, social spending, and pensions -- Labor markets -- Informal economy -- Social expenditure -- Pension system -- Outlook -- ch. 4. Government And Politics / Arlene B Tickner -- Governmental system -- Executive -- Territorial government -- Legislature -- Electoral system -- Judiciary -- Attorney General's office -- Public administration -- Political dynamics -- Weakening of the bipartisan system -- Other parties and political movements -- Political party reform -- Corruption -- Societal institutions -- Colombian interest groups -- Internal armed conflict and peace negotiations -- Foreign relations -- General foreign policy traits -- Primary doctrines of foreign policy -- Foreign policy decision making -- Diplomatic relations -- Outlook -- ch. 5. National Security / Ann C Mason -- Military -- Historical background -- Modernization of the military -- Constitutional authority -- Organization of the armed forces -- Conscription and military service -- Military education system -- Military judiciary -- Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Defense and security
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource (lxxxix, 450 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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