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
Title variation
Country studies, Venezuela
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
F2308
LC item number
.W4 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • 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
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-71
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Venezuela
Target audience
specialized
Label
Venezuela : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Richard A. Haggerty
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Area handbook for Venezuela / coauthors, Howard I. Blutstein ... [et al.]. 3d ed
  • "Research completed December 1990."
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 276 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
Venezuela : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Richard A. Haggerty
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Area handbook for Venezuela / coauthors, Howard I. Blutstein ... [et al.]. 3d ed
  • "Research completed December 1990."
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 276 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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