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American University (Washington, D.C.). Foreign Areas Studies Division

Overview
Works: 292 works in 831 publications in 2 languages and 6,896 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  History 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: DS204, 916.63035
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Most widely held works about American University (Washington, D.C.).
 
Most widely held works by American University (Washington, D.C.).
Area handbook for Peru by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual descriptivo del Perú
Area handbook for Angola by Allison Butler Herrick( Book )

10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General survey of history, economics, politics and culture of Angola, formerly Portuguese West Africa
Area handbook for Germany by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and German and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Morocco by Richard F Nyrop( Book )

22 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social, political, economic and governmental aspects of Morocco
Area handbook for Vietnam by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Sociological background; Political background; Economic background; Military background
Area handbook for the Republic of the Sudan by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Thailand by Harvey Henry Smith( Book )

25 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social, political, economic and governmental aspects of the country
Area handbook for Saudi Arabia by Richard F Nyrop( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Senegal by Harold D Nelson( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume is one of a series of handbooks prepared by 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
Area handbook for Malaysia and Singapore by Bela C Maday( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Pakistan by Richard F Nyrop( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social, political, economic and governmental aspects of the country
Area handbook for Syria by Richard F Nyrop( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attempts to provide a comprehensive study of the dominant social, political and economic aspects of Syrian society and to identify the pattern of behaviour characteristic of its members
Area handbook for Japan by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Nepal (with Sikkim and Bhutan) by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Algeria by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Korea by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for Venezuela by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Area handbook for India by Richard F Nyrop( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social, political, economic and governmental aspects of the country
Area handbook for Colombia by Howard I Blutstein( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual descriptivo de la República de Colombia
Area handbook for the Ivory Coast by D.C.) American University (Washington( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAmerican University (Washington, D.C.). Foreign Area Studies

American university Foreign area studies division

American university Special operations research office Foreign areas studies division

American University, Washington, D.C. Foreign Areas Studies Division.

American University (Washington, D.C.). Special Operations Research Office. Foreign Areas Studies Division

FAS

Languages
English (218)

German (1)