This work is an expansion and revision of the 1971 edition. The alphabetically arranged entries include information about persons, places, events, and organizations in Venezuela through 1990. There is now information about the political antecedents of the states, the federal territories, the Federal District, and the major and historically significant cities. It contains a greatly expanded bibliography of books in English and Spanish, and a chronology of significant events in Venezuelan history has been added.
About the Author
Donna Keyse Rudolph was a charter reviewer for Choice, an instructor in Spanish, and a consultant in Venezuela, Peru, and Mexico with her husband. She is now a travel consultant for several states in eastern Mexico. G.A. Rudolph has twice won a Fulbright to Latin America. Among his diverse publications are bibliographies on Linnaeus, cookbooks, and World War I posters. He is now retired.