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Documents on the constitutional relationship of Puerto Rico and the United States

Documents on the constitutional relationship of Puerto Rico and the United States

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Published by The Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- Puerto Rico -- Sources.,
    • Puerto Rico -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Sources.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Puerto Rico -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Marcos Ramírez Lavandero for the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration.
      ContributionsRamírez Lavandero, Marcos., Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKGV2905 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 624 p. ;
      Number of Pages624
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1814589M
      LC Control Number89620784

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