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Venezuela through its history

by William David Marsland

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Venezuela
    • Subjects:
    • Venezuela -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam D. and Amy L. Marsland.
      ContributionsMarsland, Amy Louise, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2321 .M3 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 277 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5212155M
      ISBN 100837186900
      LC Control Number75040919

      Venezuela was named by Europeans during the Alonzo de Hojeda expedition. A tranquil bay was described as "Little Venice" or "Venezuela" and the name stuck. Venezuela as a nation has a very interesting history, producing notable Latin Americans such as . Venezuela's Canonical History Reference Book is Now Online. Before there was Wikipedia, there was the Fundación Polar’s Diccionario de Historia de Venezuela. Now every Venezuelan history nerd’s favorite is one click away. Carlos García Soto Febru

        Editorial Reviews "[T]his is a most important and readable text for consultation on historical matters dealing with Venezuela." - Reference Reviews "Adding to Greenwood's Histories of the Modern Nations series is the important History of Venezuela, a survey of the nation from its foundations as a Spanish colony for years to its succession of military dictatorships to modern : St. Martin's Press. Explore our list of Venezuela - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

      Statistical Information.—The Law of Statistics and National Census of 12 July, organized, as part of the Ministry of Works, the Dirección General de Estadistica (San Rafael A Hospital Vargas, Edificio ‘San Antonio,’ Caracas; Director-General.—Lic. J. Utrera Velásquez), which is the sole organ of national statistical activities, except military statistics. “Gregory Wilpert’s book combines academic insight with perspectives gained from living in Venezuela through the tumultuous years of the Chávez administration. His book offers the best general introduction to the complex politics of a country and a leader making a profound impact on global politics at the dawn of this new century.”.


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Venezuela through its history. New York: Crowell, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Marsland, William David. Venezuela through its history. New York: Crowell, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William David Marsland; Amy Louise Marsland.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marsland, William David. Venezuela through its history. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,© The history of Venezuela reflects events in areas of the Americas colonized by Spain starting ; amid resistance from indigenous peoples, led by Native caciques, such as Guaicaipuro and r, in the Andean region of western Venezuela, complex Andean civilization of the Timoto-Cuica people flourished before European contact.

Init became one of the first Spanish. The history of Venezuela is an Venezuela through its history book part of the history of South America. Because Venezuela has a rather violent and dramatic history, a complete and comprehensive history would contain many books and thousands of pages.

This book is quite concise, while it isn't leaving out any important occurrences/5(6). CRUDE NATION How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela By Raúl Gallegos pp. Potomac Books. () The farce has not held up since Chávez’s death in. A Land Whose History Has Just Begun; VENEZUELA THROUGH ITS HISTORY.

By William D. and Amy L. Marsland: pp. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. $ Venezuela, Venezuela through its history book located at the northern end of South America, occupying a roughly triangular area. Venezuela is bounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the southwest and west.

The national capital is Caracas. Since 2 FebruaryVenezuela saw sweeping and radical shifts in social policy, moving away from the government officially embracing a free-market economy and neoliberal reform principles and towards income redistribution and social welfare programs. Then-President Hugo Chávez dramatically shifted Venezuela's traditional foreign policy alignment.

Instead of continuing Venezuela's past. than in its entire independent history. Indeed, during this time, this Gran Venezuela had the highest per capita GDP in region.

Scotch whiskey consumption was the highest in the world, the middle class drove Cadillacs and Buicks, and the free-spending upper class jetted off on shopping sprees to Miami, where they were known as “dame dos” (“give me two”).

Venezuela Through Its History By William D. and Amy L. Marsland Reviewed By Henry L. Roberts. The following discussion focuses on Venezuelan history from the time of European settlement. For a treatment of the country in its regional context, see Latin America, history of.

In Venezuela, on the other hand, the government of Antonio Guzmán Blanco (–88) virtually crushed the institutional life of the church, even attempting to. The economy of Venezuela is a market-based mixed economy based largely on the petroleum and manufacturing sectors, and has been in a state of total economic collapse since the mids.

Intotal trade amounted to % of the country's GDP. Exports accounted for % of GDP and petroleum products accounted for about 95% of those exports. Venezuela is the sixth largest member of OPEC Currency: Bolívar soberano (VES). Nevertheless, Venezuela has attracted hundreds of thousands of immigrants from South America and southern Europe because of its lenient migration policy and the availability of education and health care.

Venezuela also has been a fairly accommodating host to Colombian refugees, numbering aboutas of year-end Coordinates. Venezuela (/ ˌ v ɛ n ə ˈ z w eɪ l ə /; American Spanish: [beneˈswela] ()), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a country on the northern coast of South America, consisting of a continental landmass and many small islands and islets in the Caribbean has a territorial extension ofkm 2 (, sq Calling code: + History Nonfiction An indispensable resource for readers interested in Venezuelan history, this book analyzes Venezuela's economic crisis through the context of its political and social history.

Translates Spanish words upon first use and provides additional information about terms in a glossary to help readers to accurately interpret the text.

Venezuelan Literature Through The Ages. It is extremely rich in both culture and history. This is largely due because of its overwhelming diversity and language. Another well known work of literature, the book Venezuela Heroica by Eduardo Blanco, is widely considered to. A BRIEF HISTORY OF VENEZUELA.

By Tim Lambert. Early Venezuela. For centuries the indigenous peoples of Venezuela lived by farming but also by hunting and fishing. Then inChristopher Columbus became the first European to reach Venezuela. In a Spaniard named Alonso de Ojeda led another expedition to the area.

VENEZUELA History and Culture. In ancient times, Venezuela was paradise for the Indians who lived on its beaches, in its tropical forests, and on the gentle grassland of the llanos. There were three main groups: the Carib, Arawak, and the Chibcha. They lived in small groups and all of them practiced some degree of farming; the land, however, was bountiful enough so that this was not always a.

The book Downward Spiral: El Helicoide's Descent from Mall to Prison (), which I edited along with cultural historian Lisa Blackmore, presents the history of the building and of its many. Venezuela is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its history, with an inflation rate of over percent and a volatile exchange rate.

Heavily in debt and with inflation soaring, its people.It is a pariah state, an insult to international law, and has "shame" written on every page referring to it in the annals of history.

The history book will be very cruel to Washington when it reports its heinous and hideous acts from onwards. Its assimilated, controlled and obedient yapping chihuahuas will fare no .The Rise of Nationalism in Venezuela By Jonathan Eastwood Gainesville: University Press of Florida, pages Nationalism and the idea of the nation-state fascinate us all.

We come to think of ourselves, govern ourselves and manage our relationship to the rest of the world through the agency of a nation whose identity we take as our own.