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Embattled Island

Palau's Struggle for Independence

Embattled Island( )
Author: Leibowitz, Arnold H.
ISBN:978-0-275-95390-4
Publication Date:Feb 1996
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Praeger
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $86.00
Book Description:

Palau was the last trusteeship, not only of the United States but the last trusteeship in the world. For 25 years the United States tried to negotiate an agreement--a compact--with Palau. Under this compact, Palau would gain its independence as a Freely Associated State and a large amount of money, $500 million; while the U.S. obtained certain military base rights and passage of nuclear power ships and submarines. The compact took on enormous symbolic importance throughout the world...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / International Relations / General
Book Weight:1.08 Pounds



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