ERIC Number: ED087659
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-May
Area Handbook for Syria.
Nyrop, Richard; And Others
This volume on Syria is one of a series of handbooks prepared by the Foreign Area Studies (FAS) of the American University, designed to be useful to military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political, and military institutions and practices of various countries. The emphasis is on objective description of the nation's present society and the kinds of possible or probable changes that might be expected in the future. An extensive bibliography and a glossary are provided. A related document is ED 080 414. (Author)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cultural Background, Demography, Developing Nations, Economic Change, Economics, Foreign Culture, Geography, Guides, History, International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies, Military Organizations, National Defense, Social Attitudes, Social Systems, Sociocultural Patterns, Values
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Univ., Washington, DC. Foreign Area Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Syria