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

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

Label
Cuba : a country study
Title
Cuba
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson
Title variation
Country studies, Cuba
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1758
LC item number
.C94875 2002
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
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Cuba
Target audience
specialized
Label
Cuba : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed April 2001."
  • (c)2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-424) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The early years, 1492-1520. The indigenous peoples ; Spanish conquest and colonization -- The colonial period, 1520-1898. Administration and economy ; Life and society ; The British occupation, 1762-63 ; Sugar, prosperity, and unrest in the nineteenth century -- Toward independence, 1868-1902. The Ten Years' War, 1968-78 ; José Martí ́and the war for independence, 1895-1902 ; United States involvement -- The republic, 1902-59. The Platt Amendment Years, 1902-34 ; An attempt at revolution, 1933-34 ; The failure of reformism, 1944-52 ; Background to revolution, 1952-59 -- The Cuban revolution, 1959-. Fidel Castro takes charge ; Revolutionary adventurism and institutionalization -- Problems and prospects in the post-Soviet era -- Physical and natural setting. Principal geographic features ; Topography and drainage ; Climate and precipitation -- Environmental trends. Economic policy and regulatory environment ; Land use ; Agriculture ; Water policies ; Forestry ; Mining ; Urban and industrial pollution ; Environmental consequences of the special period, 1990-2000 -- Demography. Population ; Demographic transition ; Migration -- Racial composition -- Prerevolutionary society -- Social mobility and income distribution -- Mass organizations and socialization. Committee for the defense of the revolution ; Women's and youth organizations ; Other mass organizations ; The military ; The family institution -- Religion. The Roman Catholic church ; Afro-Christian rites ; Other religions ; Religion in the special period ; Social consequences of the papal visit of January 1998 -- Health -- Education -- Social consequences of the special period. Health and education ; The social safety net ; Employment policies ; Remittances and closer bonds with the émigré community ; Tourism -- Outlook -- Performance of the economy. Background ; The economic crisis of the 1990s ; Economic reforms -- Structure of the economy. Background ; Key economic sectors ; Labor ; The second economy -- Foreign economic relations. Background, 1960-90 ; Foreign trade and finance ; Investment -- Economic outlook -- Institutional structure. The constitution ; National Assembly of People's Power ; Council of State ; Council of Ministers ; Courts ; Provincial and local government ; National and local elections -- Communist party of Cuba. Fourth and fifth party congresses ; Political bureau and central committee ; Party organization, membership, and role -- Mass organizations -- Civil organizations. Religion and state ; Nongovernmental organizations ; Human rights and opposition groups -- Mass media -- Political processes. Emerging political leaders ; Political aspects of the security and military forces ; The widening of public space -- Foreign relations -- Outlook -- Background of the revolutionary armed forces, 1959-91. Institutional consolidation in the 1960s ; The era of "internationalism," 1970-91 -- Ministry of the revolutionary armed forces. Organizational changes of 1989 ; Challenges faced by the institution in the 1990s -- The military in the government and party -- Constitutional provisions and treaty obligations -- The United States naval station at Guantáńamo Bay -- The revolutionary armed forces. Doctrine of the War of All the People ; Territorial troops militia ; Civil defense ; Revolutionary army ; Antiaircraft defense and revolutionary air force ; Revolutionary navy ; Conscription and personnel resources ; Professional training and education ; Ranks, insignia, and uniforms ; Relations with Russia ; Relations with other armed forces -- Ministry of interior. Leadership and organization ; Special troops ; Border guard troops ; National revolutionary police ; Intelligence directorate -- Crime and punishment. General crime trends ; Drug trafficking and narcotics-related problems ; The problem of illegal emigration and refugee smuggling ; Human rights and political prisoners ; Penal system -- Outlook
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th edition
Extent
1 online resource (lxxxii, 454 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
Cuba : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed April 2001."
  • (c)2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-424) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The early years, 1492-1520. The indigenous peoples ; Spanish conquest and colonization -- The colonial period, 1520-1898. Administration and economy ; Life and society ; The British occupation, 1762-63 ; Sugar, prosperity, and unrest in the nineteenth century -- Toward independence, 1868-1902. The Ten Years' War, 1968-78 ; José Martí ́and the war for independence, 1895-1902 ; United States involvement -- The republic, 1902-59. The Platt Amendment Years, 1902-34 ; An attempt at revolution, 1933-34 ; The failure of reformism, 1944-52 ; Background to revolution, 1952-59 -- The Cuban revolution, 1959-. Fidel Castro takes charge ; Revolutionary adventurism and institutionalization -- Problems and prospects in the post-Soviet era -- Physical and natural setting. Principal geographic features ; Topography and drainage ; Climate and precipitation -- Environmental trends. Economic policy and regulatory environment ; Land use ; Agriculture ; Water policies ; Forestry ; Mining ; Urban and industrial pollution ; Environmental consequences of the special period, 1990-2000 -- Demography. Population ; Demographic transition ; Migration -- Racial composition -- Prerevolutionary society -- Social mobility and income distribution -- Mass organizations and socialization. Committee for the defense of the revolution ; Women's and youth organizations ; Other mass organizations ; The military ; The family institution -- Religion. The Roman Catholic church ; Afro-Christian rites ; Other religions ; Religion in the special period ; Social consequences of the papal visit of January 1998 -- Health -- Education -- Social consequences of the special period. Health and education ; The social safety net ; Employment policies ; Remittances and closer bonds with the émigré community ; Tourism -- Outlook -- Performance of the economy. Background ; The economic crisis of the 1990s ; Economic reforms -- Structure of the economy. Background ; Key economic sectors ; Labor ; The second economy -- Foreign economic relations. Background, 1960-90 ; Foreign trade and finance ; Investment -- Economic outlook -- Institutional structure. The constitution ; National Assembly of People's Power ; Council of State ; Council of Ministers ; Courts ; Provincial and local government ; National and local elections -- Communist party of Cuba. Fourth and fifth party congresses ; Political bureau and central committee ; Party organization, membership, and role -- Mass organizations -- Civil organizations. Religion and state ; Nongovernmental organizations ; Human rights and opposition groups -- Mass media -- Political processes. Emerging political leaders ; Political aspects of the security and military forces ; The widening of public space -- Foreign relations -- Outlook -- Background of the revolutionary armed forces, 1959-91. Institutional consolidation in the 1960s ; The era of "internationalism," 1970-91 -- Ministry of the revolutionary armed forces. Organizational changes of 1989 ; Challenges faced by the institution in the 1990s -- The military in the government and party -- Constitutional provisions and treaty obligations -- The United States naval station at Guantáńamo Bay -- The revolutionary armed forces. Doctrine of the War of All the People ; Territorial troops militia ; Civil defense ; Revolutionary army ; Antiaircraft defense and revolutionary air force ; Revolutionary navy ; Conscription and personnel resources ; Professional training and education ; Ranks, insignia, and uniforms ; Relations with Russia ; Relations with other armed forces -- Ministry of interior. Leadership and organization ; Special troops ; Border guard troops ; National revolutionary police ; Intelligence directorate -- Crime and punishment. General crime trends ; Drug trafficking and narcotics-related problems ; The problem of illegal emigration and refugee smuggling ; Human rights and political prisoners ; Penal system -- Outlook
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th edition
Extent
1 online resource (lxxxii, 454 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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