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Puerto Rico political status hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, to consider the results of the December 1998 plebiscite on Puerto Rico, May 6, 1999. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Puerto Rico,
  • United States,
  • Puerto Rico.

Subjects:

  • Plebiscite -- Puerto Rico,
  • Puerto Rico -- Politics and government -- 1952-,
  • Puerto Rico -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Puerto Rico

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 106-127
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .E55 1999x
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 80 p. : ill. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL122972M
ISBN 100160593778
LC Control Number99490424
OCLC/WorldCa42415584

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