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Kwajalein Atoll, the Marshall Islands and American policy in the Pacific / Ruth Douglas Currie.

Author:
Currie, Ruth Douglas [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xi, 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"This book focuses on the islanders' tenacious negotiations for independence and control of their land, accomplished as the Republic of the Marshall Islands in a Compact of Free Association with the U.S. The creation of American policy in the Pacific was a struggle between the U.S. departments of the Interior and State"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-216) and index.
Contents:
America claims the Pacific -- National competition in the nineteenth century -- Versailles and the Japanese mandate -- World War II -- Truman, the United Nations and U.S. control -- Trust territory of the Pacific islands -- The Congress of Micronesia -- Micronesian status politics -- Free association -- To the twenty-first century.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781476663111 ((softcover : : alk. paper))
  • 1476663114 ((softcover : : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016041840
OCLC:
950929828
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