Liberia in Perspective: Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Monrovia, Ganta, Buchanan, Gbarnga, Kakata, Deforestation, American Colonization, Tubman, Doe, Taylor, Civil War

Liberia in Perspective: Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Monrovia, Ganta, Buchanan, Gbarnga, Kakata, Deforestation, American Colonization, Tubman, Doe, Taylor, Civil War

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Liberia in Perspective: Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Monrovia, Ganta, Buchanan, Gbarnga, Kakata, Deforestation, American Colonization, Tubman, Doe, Taylor, Civil War by Progressive Management

This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Liberia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.

Geography * Introduction * Geographic Regions and Topographic Features * Climate * Rivers and Lakes * Rivers * Lakes * Cities * Monrovia * Ganta * Buchanan * Gbarnga * Kakata * Environmental Concerns * Deforestation * Water Supply and Pollution * Coastal Erosion * Natural Hazards * History * Introduction * Early History * "Back to Africa" * American Colonization Society * Early Colonization Efforts * Struggles in the New Colony * The Commonwealth * The New Republic * Colonial Threats * Financial Struggles * Firestone * Barclay and Tubman * The Open Door * Prelude to a Coup * Chairman Doe * Ethnic Divisions * The Chaos Begins * The First Civil War * Taylor Assumes Power * The Second Civil War * Post-Civil-War Liberia * Truth and Reconciliation Report * Economy * Introduction * Manufacturing and Industry * Agriculture * Banking and Currency * Trade * Investment * Energy and Mineral Resources * Energy * Minerals * Standard of Living * Tourism * Transportation * Economic Outlook * International Organizations * Society * Introduction * Ethnic Groups and Languages * Ethnic Groups * English * Ethnic Conflict and Reconciliation * Religion * Gender Issues * Traditional Dress * Traditions: Celebrations and Holidays * Cuisine * Arts * Music and Dance * Traditional Crafts * Folktales and Folklore * Sports and Recreation * Security * Introduction * Military and Police * Military * Police * U.S.-Liberian Relations * Relations with Neighboring Countries * Cote d'lvoire * Guinea * Sierra Leone * Terrorist Groups and Activity * Issues Affecting Stability * Unemployment and Poverty * Capacity Building and Budgetary Limitations * Land Disputes * Looking Ahead * Footnotes * Geography

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BN ID: 2940152413250
Publisher: Progressive Management
Publication date: 10/15/2015
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Format: NOOK Book
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