ERIC Number: ED059632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jul
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Area Handbook for Nicaragua.
Ryan, John Morris; And Others
This volume, one of a series of area studies, compiles basic facts about the social, economic, and military institutions and practices of Nicaragua. The emphasis is on objective description of the nations' present society and the kinds of possible or probable changes that might be expected in the future. Twenty- six chapters are developed in four main areas which include: (1) general character of the society, (2) politics, (3) economics, and (4) national security. A bibliography, glossary, index, list of tables, and illustrations are included. (RL)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Economic Change, Economics, Federal Government, Foreign Culture, Military Organizations, National Defense, Social Attitudes, Social Environment, Social Values, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Influences, Socioeconomic Status
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (AD-713 083, MF $.95)
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Authoring Institution: American Univ., Washington, DC. Foreign Area Studies.
Identifiers: Central America; Nicaragua