• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Venezuela formed part of the Spanish colony of New Granada until 1821 when it became independent in union with Colombia. A separate, independent republic was formed in 1830.

Repüblica de Venezuela


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Books of Reference

  1. Bigler, G. E., Politics and State Capitalism in Venezuela. Madrid, 1981Google Scholar
  2. Braveboy-Wagner, J. A., The Venezuela-Guyana Border Dispute: Britain’s Colonial Legacy in Latin America. Boulder and Epping, 1984Google Scholar
  3. Buitrón, A., Causas y Ejectas del Exodo Rural en Venezuela.—Efectos Economicos y Sociales de las Inmigraciones en Venezuela.—Las Inmigraciones en Venezuela. Pan American Union, Washington, D.C., 1956Google Scholar
  4. Ewell, J., Venezuela: A Century of Change. London, 1984Google Scholar
  5. Lombard, J., Venezuelan History: A Comprehensive Working Bibliography. Boston, 1977.—Venezuela: The Search for Order, the Dream of Progress. OUP, 1982Google Scholar
  6. Martz, J. D., and Myers, D. J., Venezuela: The Democratic Experience. New York, 1986Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1987

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  • John Paxton

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