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An honorable accord : the covenant between the Northern Mariana Islands and the United States

Author: Howard P Willens; Deanne C Siemer
Publisher: Honolulu : Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii : University of Hawaii Press, ©2002.
Series: Pacific islands monograph series, no. 18.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1975, after three centuries of colonial rule, the people of the Northern Marianas exercised their right of self-determination to become US citizens in a self-governing commonwealth under U.S.  Read more...

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Willens, Howard P., 1931-
Honorable accord.
Honolulu : Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii : University of Hawaii Press, c2002
(OCoLC)606598838
Online version:
Willens, Howard P., 1931-
Honorable accord.
Honolulu : Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii : University of Hawaii Press, c2002
(OCoLC)607906888
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard P Willens; Deanne C Siemer
ISBN: 0824823907 9780824823900
OCLC Number: 46866261
Description: xvi, 473 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Campaign for Separate Political Status --
2. The Negotiations Begin --
3. The Two Sides Square Off on Basic Issues --
4. An Agreement Appears Possible --
5. Hard Bargaining by Both Parties --
6. Writing Down the Agreement --
7. The Final Compromises --
8. The Plebiscite --
9. Approval in the United States Congress --
10. The Covenant after Twenty-Five Years --
App. Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United States of America.
Series Title: Pacific islands monograph series, no. 18.
Responsibility: Howard P. Willens and Deanne C. Siemer.

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"Beginning from 1972, the book covers the negotiations leading to the signing of the covenant that established the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in 1975, with a concluding chapter on Read more...

 
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