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

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Chile, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-417) and index
resource.governmentPublication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrationsmaps
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Chile
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
30623747
Responsibility statement
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Rex A. Hudson
Review
"Compendium of Chile's history, social conditions, economic trends, and education written by knowledgeable scholars. Indicated as a basic reading source for academics, military, and travellers. Good bibliography"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57., http://www.loc.gov/hlas/
Series statement
Area handbook series,, 1057-5294DA pam, 550-77
Sub title
a country study
Table Of Contents
Pre-Columbian civilizations -- Conquest and colonization, 1535-1810 -- Wars of independence, 1810-18 -- Civil wars, 1818-30 -- Aristocratic republicanism, 1830-91 -- Parliamentary republic, 1891-1925 -- Military interventions, 1925-32 -- Mass democracy, 1932-73 -- Military rule, 1973-90 -- Geography -- The people -- Urban areas -- Rural areas -- The labor force and income levels -- Social organizations and associations -- Welfare institutions and social programs -- Education -- Religion and churches -- Attitudes toward family and gender -- Whither Chile? -- Evolution of the economy -- The current structure of the economy -- Income, labor unions, and the pension system -- Macroeconomic policy, inflation, and the balance of payments -- The future of the economy -- Constitutional history -- The state and government institutions in Chile -- Parties and the electoral system -- The 1993 presidential election -- The church, business, labor, and the media -- Foreign relations -- Future challenges of democratic consolidation -- Military tradition and the evolution of the armed forces -- Mission and organization of the armed forces -- Manpower and training -- Foreign sources of matériel -- The defense industry -- The security forces -- Public order and internal security -- National security outlook
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