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The Resource Nicaragua : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Tim Merrill

Nicaragua : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Tim Merrill

Label
Nicaragua : a country study
Title
Nicaragua
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Tim Merrill
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site and the Internet Archive Web site.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
972.85
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1523
LC item number
.N569 1994
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
F1523.5.N52
NAL item number
1994
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Merrill, Tim
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
Series volume
550-88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
  • ECONOMIC CONDITIONS
  • SOCIAL CONDITIONS
  • POLITICAL CONDITIONS
  • COUNTRY STUDIES
  • NICARAGUA
Label
Nicaragua : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Tim Merrill
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Research completed December 1993."
  • Supercedes the 1983 ed. of Nicaragua : a country study, edited by James D. Rudolph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-269) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Precolonial period -- Colonial period, 1522-1820. The Spanish conquest ; Colonial rule -- Nineteenth century. National independence, 1821-57 ; Foreign intervention, 1850-68 ; Conservative and liberal regimes, 1858-1909 -- The early twentieth century and the Somoza years, 1909-79. United States intervention, 1909-33 ; The Somoza era, 1936-74 ; The rise of the FSLN ; The end of the Somoza Debayle era ; The Sandista revolution -- The Sandista years, 1979-90. Consolidation of the revolution, 1979-80 ; Growth of opposition, 1981-83 ; Institutionalization of the revolution, 1984 ; The regional peace effort and retrenchment of the revolution, 1986-90 ; The UNO electoral victory -- Climate and terrain. Natural regions ; Climate -- Demography -- Class structure -- Social conditions. Education ; Health -- Family ; The lives of women ; Religion ; Caribbean society ; The Sandista revolution on the Caribbean coast -- Historical background. Pre-Columbian and colonial era ; The coffee boom, 1840s-1940s ; Diversification and growth, 1945-77 ; Legacy of the Sandista revolution, 1977-79 ; The Sandista era, 1979-90 ; The Chamorro era, 1990- -- Nationalization and the private sector. Nationalization under the Sandistas ; Privatization and the private sector ; The issue of land ownership -- Finance. Banking ; Currency ; Inflation ; Tax reform ; Deficits -- External sector. Foreign trade and the balance of payments ; Foreign aid ; External debt -- Labor. Composition of the labor force ; Employment conditions ; Organized labor ; Unemployment and underemployment ; Wages ; Labor unrest -- Industry -- Agriculture. Agricultural policy ; Crops -- Natural resources and conservation. Fishing and forestry ; Mining ; Conservatism and the environment -- Services. Transportation ; Telecommunications ; Electric power and energy -- Prospects -- The Chamorro government takes power -- Constitutional background. The executive ; The legislature ; The judiciary ; Local government ; Public administration -- Political dynamics. Conflict between the executive and legislative branches ; Dispute over property rights -- Political parties. The national opposition union (UNO) coalition ; Small non-UNO parties ; Sandista national liberation front ; Interest groups ; The media -- Foreign relations. Relations with the United States ; Relations with Central American countries ; Relations with other countries -- Military heritage. National guard, 1927-79 ; Sandista guerrilla movement, 1961-79 ; Sandista people's army, 1979-90 ; Sandista people's militia ; Foreign influences and assistance -- The Nicaraguan resistance -- Armed forces after 1990. Army ; Air force ; Navy -- Defense spending -- Internal security. Police and law enforcement ; Secret police and intelligence ; Human rights ; Prison conditions ; Criminal justice system
Control code
ocm30623751
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780844408316
Lccn
94021664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
008-020-01339-1
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o30623751
  • (OCoLC)30623751
Label
Nicaragua : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Tim Merrill
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Research completed December 1993."
  • Supercedes the 1983 ed. of Nicaragua : a country study, edited by James D. Rudolph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-269) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Precolonial period -- Colonial period, 1522-1820. The Spanish conquest ; Colonial rule -- Nineteenth century. National independence, 1821-57 ; Foreign intervention, 1850-68 ; Conservative and liberal regimes, 1858-1909 -- The early twentieth century and the Somoza years, 1909-79. United States intervention, 1909-33 ; The Somoza era, 1936-74 ; The rise of the FSLN ; The end of the Somoza Debayle era ; The Sandista revolution -- The Sandista years, 1979-90. Consolidation of the revolution, 1979-80 ; Growth of opposition, 1981-83 ; Institutionalization of the revolution, 1984 ; The regional peace effort and retrenchment of the revolution, 1986-90 ; The UNO electoral victory -- Climate and terrain. Natural regions ; Climate -- Demography -- Class structure -- Social conditions. Education ; Health -- Family ; The lives of women ; Religion ; Caribbean society ; The Sandista revolution on the Caribbean coast -- Historical background. Pre-Columbian and colonial era ; The coffee boom, 1840s-1940s ; Diversification and growth, 1945-77 ; Legacy of the Sandista revolution, 1977-79 ; The Sandista era, 1979-90 ; The Chamorro era, 1990- -- Nationalization and the private sector. Nationalization under the Sandistas ; Privatization and the private sector ; The issue of land ownership -- Finance. Banking ; Currency ; Inflation ; Tax reform ; Deficits -- External sector. Foreign trade and the balance of payments ; Foreign aid ; External debt -- Labor. Composition of the labor force ; Employment conditions ; Organized labor ; Unemployment and underemployment ; Wages ; Labor unrest -- Industry -- Agriculture. Agricultural policy ; Crops -- Natural resources and conservation. Fishing and forestry ; Mining ; Conservatism and the environment -- Services. Transportation ; Telecommunications ; Electric power and energy -- Prospects -- The Chamorro government takes power -- Constitutional background. The executive ; The legislature ; The judiciary ; Local government ; Public administration -- Political dynamics. Conflict between the executive and legislative branches ; Dispute over property rights -- Political parties. The national opposition union (UNO) coalition ; Small non-UNO parties ; Sandista national liberation front ; Interest groups ; The media -- Foreign relations. Relations with the United States ; Relations with Central American countries ; Relations with other countries -- Military heritage. National guard, 1927-79 ; Sandista guerrilla movement, 1961-79 ; Sandista people's army, 1979-90 ; Sandista people's militia ; Foreign influences and assistance -- The Nicaraguan resistance -- Armed forces after 1990. Army ; Air force ; Navy -- Defense spending -- Internal security. Police and law enforcement ; Secret police and intelligence ; Human rights ; Prison conditions ; Criminal justice system
Control code
ocm30623751
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780844408316
Lccn
94021664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
008-020-01339-1
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o30623751
  • (OCoLC)30623751

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