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Ecuador : a country study

Author: Dennis Michael Hanratty; Thomas E Weil; Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991.
Series: Area handbook series.; DA pam, 550-52.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Government publications
Electronic government information
Additional Physical Format: Ecuador
(OCoLC)44367226
Online version:
Ecuador.
[Washington, D.C.] : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, 1991
(OCoLC)622583684
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Michael Hanratty; Thomas E Weil; Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.
ISBN: 0844407305 9780844407302
OCLC Number: 23179333
Notes: "Research completed December 1989."
Supercedes the 1973 ed. of Area handbook for Ecuador, coauthored by Thomas E. Weil [and others].
Description: xxv, 306 pages : illustrations, maps (1 folded) ; 24 cm
Contents: Pre-Hispanic era --
Discovery and conquest --
Spanish colonial era --
The struggle for independence --
The first century of the republic. Initial confusion, 1830-60 ; The era of conservatism, 1860-95 ; The rule of the liberals, 1895-1925 ; Reform, chaos, and debacle, 1925-44 --
The postwar era. Constitutional rule, 1948-60 ; Instability and military dominance, 1960-72 ; Direct military rule, 1972-79 ; Return to democratic rule, 1979-84 --
Geography. Natural regions ; Drainage ; Climate --
Population --
Migration and urbanization --
Social classes. Elite ; Middle class ; Peasants ; Workers --
Ethnic groups. Whites and mestizos ; Blacks ; Sierra Indians ; Oriente Indians --
Family and kin --
Religion --
Social welfare. Education ; Health and social security --
Growth and structure of the economy --
Recent economic performance --
Role of government. Fiscal policies ; Monetary and exchange policies ; Government budget process --
Human resources and income. Composition of labor force ; Employment indicators and benefits ; Organized labor --
Agriculture. Land use and tenure ; Crops ; Livestock and poultry ; Fishing ; Forestry --
Natural resources and energy. Petroleum and natural gas ; Mining and minerals ; Electric power --
Manufacturing --
Services. Financial system ; Tourism ; Communications ; Transportation --
External sector. External debt ; Trade and balance of payments --
Constitutional background --
Governmental structure. The executive ; The legislature ; The judiciary ; Public administration ; The electoral process --
Political dynamics. Political parties ; Political forces and interest groups ; The media --
Foreign relations. The United States ; Other nations and international organizations --
Military heritage --
Strategic perspective --
Involvement in politics and government --
Armed forces. Army ; Navy ; Air Force ; Military justice ; Ranks, insignia, and uniforms --
Recruitment and conditions of service --
Defense budget --
Civil defense --
Civil actions --
Foreign influence. Military relations with the United States ; Equipment sources --
Internal security. Police ; The administration of justice ; The penal system.
Series Title: Area handbook series.; DA pam, 550-52.
Responsibility: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Dennis M. Hanratty.
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