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Sample Table of Contents

  • Chronology of Important Events
  • Country Profile
    • Country
    • Geography
    • Society
    • Economy
    • Transportation & Communications
    • Government & Politics
    • National Security
  • Historical Setting
    • The Indigenous Population
    • The Colonial Era
    • The Empire
    • The Republican Era
  • The Society & Its Environment
    • The Physical Setting
    • Population
    • Social Structure
    • Cultural Unity & Diversity
    • Religion
    • Health Status & Health Care
    • Public Health & Welfare
    • Education
    • Social Conflict & Participation
  • The Economy
    • Historical Background & Economic Growth
    • The Labor Force & Income Levels
    • Structure of Production
    • Privatization
    • Exchange-Rate & Balance of Payments Policies
    • Fiscal & Monetary Policy, the Public Sector, & Inflation
    • Trade Policies
    • Trade Patterns & Regional Economic Integration
    • Economic Outlook
  • Government & Politics
    • Political Culture
    • Constitutional Framework
    • Structure of Government
    • The Political Party System
    • Politics
    • Women in Politics
    • The Electoral System
    • Elections
    • Interest Group Politics
    • Foreign Relations
  • National Security
    • The Military Role in Society & Government
    • International Conflicts
    • Foreign Military Influence
    • The Military Role in the Intelligence Services
    • Defense Industries
    • Mission of the Armed Forces
    • Defense Expenditures
    • Organization of the Armed Forces
    • Personnel & Training
    • Security Forces
    • Crime & Punishment
  • Science & Technology
    • Historical Evolution
    • The Computer Industry Policy
    • Science for Industrial Competitiveness
    • Administration of Science & Technology
    • Research & Development