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South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2006

14th Edition

Edited by Jacqueline West

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1,082 pages

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pub: 2005-09-22
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Description

An unrivalled survey on the countries and territories of this immense region.

* Over 900 pages of in-depth analysis, up-to-date statistics and invaluable directory details

* Includes contributions from acknowledged authorities who examine topics of regional importance.

General Survey

* Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by acknowledged experts covering issues of regional importance are examined by acknowledged authorities of the area, subjects covered include: Religion in 21st Century Latin America; Indigenous Peoples in Latin America in the 21st Century; The Geopolitics of Relations in North America: A Mexican Perspective; El Niño: A Latin American Phenomenon? ; Combating Money-Laundering and Terrorist Financing in the Caribbean; Debt, Finance and the IMF; The Andean Regional Initiative; and Central America and 'El Norte': an Introduction to Latin American Politics.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on each country and territory incorporating:

* An introductory survey, containing essays on the history and economy of each country, as well as physical and social geographies of each country, including maps

* An extensive economic and demographic survey of the latest available statistics on area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, communications media and education

* A full directory section with names, addresses, contact numbers and e-mail and internet addresses covering the constitution, government, legislature, judiciary, political organizations, diplomatic representation, religious groups, the media, finance, trade and industry, tourism, defence and education

* A select bibliography, containing suggestions for further research.

Regional Information

* Includes full details of all major international organizations active in the region; a detailed survey of major commodities in Latin America; a directory of research institutes specializing in the region; select bibliographies of books and periodicals and an index of regional organizations.

About the Series

South America, Central America and the Caribbean

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS007000
HISTORY / Latin America / Central America
HIS038000
HISTORY / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)
REF000000
REFERENCE / General
REF027000
REFERENCE / Yearbooks & Annuals