Guyana country studies

Guyana country studies

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
History
The Dutch Settle in Guyana
British Take Over
The Shortage of Labor
Border Dispute with Venezuela
Political and Social Awakenings
Political and Social Changes in the 1900S
The Development of Political Parties
Preindependence Government, 1953-66
The Interim Government, 1953-57
The Second Ppp Government, 1957-61, and Racial Politics
Ppp Reelection and Debacle
Independence and the Burnham Era
The Cooperative Republic
From Burnham to Hoyte
Geography
Rivers
Climate
Society
Population
Ethnic Composition
Population Distribution
Urban Population
Emigration
Ethnic Groups
Afro-Guyanese
Indo-Guyanese
Portuguese and Chinese
Amerindians
Development of Ethnic Identity
Ideologies of Race and Class
Family and Kinship Structure
Indo-Guyanese Patterns
Religion
Christianity
Hinduism
Islam
Obeah and Amerindian Practices
Cults
Religion and Politics
Education
Education Policy and the Teaching Profession
Primary Schools
Secondary Schools
Institutions of Higher Education
Attitudes Toward Education
Health and Welfare
Health
Health and Welfare Services
Economy
History of the Economy
History of the Economy - Postindependence
The Economy - Structure
Parallel Economy
Economy - Infrastructure
Economy - Government Policy
The Economic Recovery Program
Labor
Agriculture
Sugar
Rice
Forestry
Fisheries
Livestock
Mining
Gold and Diamonds
Industry
Manufacturing
Government and Politics
Constitutional Background
Independence Constitution
Constitution of 1980
Government Institutions
Legislature
Judiciary
Other National Institutions
Local Government
Civil Service
Political Dynamics
Political Parties
Interest Groups
Foreign Relations
Relations with the United States
Relations with Venezuela
Relations with Brazil
Relations with Suriname
Relations with Britain
Relations with the Commonwealth Caribbean
Relations with Communist Countries
Bibliography

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