Accession Number : ADA262125


Title :   Area Handbook Series: Venezuela; A Country Study


Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL RESEARCH DIV


Personal Author(s) : Haggerty, Richard A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a262125.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 299


Abstract : Like its predecessor, this study represents an attempt to treat in a compact and objective manner the dominant contemporary social, political, economic, and military aspects of Venezuela. Sources of information included scholarly books, journals, and monographs; official reports of governments and international organizations; numerous periodicals; the authors' earlier research and observations; and interviews with individuals who have special competence in Venezuelan and Latin American affairs. Chapter bibliographies appear at the end of the book; brief comments on sources recommended for further reading appear at the end of each chapter. To extent possible, place-name conform with the system used by the United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN). Measurements are given in the metric system; a conversion table is provided to assist readers unfamiliar with metric measurements. A glossary is also included.


Descriptors :   *HISTORY , *VENEZUELA , NATIONAL SECURITY , ECONOMICS , GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN) , GEOGRAPHY , SOCIETIES , POPULATION


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science
      Sociology and Law
      Humanities and History


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE