Area handbook series. DA pam ; 550-85. World Constitutions Illustrated.
Formatted Contents Note
Ch. 1. Historical setting: Early history. Islam and the Arabs. Ottoman regency. Italian colonialism. World War II and independence. Independent Libya. ch. 2. The society and its environment: Geography. Population. Ethnic groups and languages. Structure of society. The family, the individual, and the sexes. Religious life. Health and welfare. Education. ch. 3. The economy: The growth and structure of the economy. Role of the government. Industry. Agriculture. Income and wealth. Public finance and banking. Foreign trade. Domestic trade and tourism. Transportation and telecommunications ch. 4. Politics and government: INternal politics. Law and the judiciary. Opposition to Qadhafi. Political ideology. foreign relations ch. 5. National security: Origins of the modern armed forces. The military leadership. International military concerns and objectives. The armed forces. Foreign military assistance. Arms production and military cooperation. International terrorism and support for insurgent groups. Public order and internal security.
"Research completed December 1987."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-324) and index.
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