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To enhance the economic development of the U.S. territories

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Insular Affairs.

To enhance the economic development of the U.S. territories

hearings before the Subcommittee on Insular Affairs of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R. 5561 ... hearings held in Washington, DC, May 4 and 8, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Islands (Trust Territory),
  • Virgin Islands of the United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance, American -- Pacific Islands (Trust Territory),
    • Economic assistance, American -- Virgin Islands of the United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I5283 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 164 p. ;
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2664036M
      LC Control Number85601452


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