The history of Venezuela
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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Venezuela -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-[180]) and index

StatementH. Micheal Tarver and Julia C. Frederick
SeriesThe Greenwood histories of the modern nations
ContributionsFrederick, Julia C
LC ClassificationsF2321 .T24 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18203846M
ISBN 100313335257
LC Control Number2005018566

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Venezuela, country 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.   In this book, Raúl Gallegos, a former Caracas-based correspondent, explains how mismanagement of this revenue by the government over the last century has caused the current crisis. 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. 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 in , Christopher Columbus became the first European to reach Venezuela. In a Spaniard named Alonso de Ojeda led another expedition to the area.

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 . the history of venezuela Download the history of venezuela or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the history of venezuela book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. In , the country established a democratic government and has remained one since. Ideal for students and general readers, the History of Venezuela is part of Greenwood's Histories of Modern Nations series. With over thirty nation's histories in print, these books provide readers with a concise, up-to-date history of countries throughout the. 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. United States, introduced baseball to Venezuela in and to Puerto Rico in Read More In Latin Americans in.

  As stated in its foreword the book aims at providing an analytical, concise and up-to-date recount of the country's history. I believe it accomplishes its mission successfully. The book is broad in its scope, starting from the precolonial era and ending in Chavez's "Bolivarian Revolution" in /5.   Edgardo Lander is a professor of social sciences at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, and he is a member of CLACSO and the Hemispheric Council of the Social Forum of the books include Modernidad y Universalismo () and Neoliberalismo, sociedad civil y democracia (), and his academic writing has been published frequently in scholarly journals. "The first six chapters develop the history of Venezuela and her culture from the purely Indian times, through the Spanish Conquest and colonization through the revolution against Spanish rule and the subsequent troubled National period of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries"--Book cover. Venezuela: Background and U.S. Relations Congressional Research Service 2 Figure 1. Political Map of Venezuela Source: Congressional Research Service (CRS). Political Situation Legacy of Hugo Chávez: Venezuela had one of the most stable political systems in File Size: 1MB.