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5 edition of The Virgin Islands of the United States of America found in the catalog.

The Virgin Islands of the United States of America

historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial facts, figures, and resources

by Luther K. Zabriskie

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s Sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virgin Islands of the United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Virgin Islands of the United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Luther K. Zabriskie, with 109 illustrations and 2 maps.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2136 .Z12
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 339 p.
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6612965M
      LC Control Number18026260
      OCLC/WorldCa2991859


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Area: sq km In the Leeward Islands, lying. The OECD is pleased to announce that the U.S. Virgin Islands has committed to co-operate in the OECD's efforts to address harmful tax practices. The U.S. Virgin Islands was among 35 jurisdictions identified by the OECD in June as meeting.

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History of the Virgin Islands of the United States book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a brief history that describes the various periods in the history of the Virgin Islands from the natives before Columbus to the present day.

European colonialism, slavery, and the sugar industry are also covered. © Resort Graphics Intl. Web Design CompanyWeb Design Company.

About United States Virgin Islands. United States Virgin Islands is in the continental part Caribbean and the capital is Charlotte total surface is only km² with km of coastline and the population consists of terms of area, the country is.

Bythe United States was in full control of the islands, and Denmark retreated from the Caribbean after a legacy of nearly 2 1/2 centuries.

The U.S. Navy looked after the islands for 14 years, and inthey came under the sovereignty of the U.S. Department of the Interior. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Epping: Caribbean Universities Press for the College of the Virgin Islands,   As the vehicle licence plates put it, the US Virgin Islands are “America’s Caribbean”.

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the United States, each State, the District pdf Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, pdf the Virgin Islands of the United States. Each of the chapters is available as a separate bulletin (Series H-A).

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The judicial branch is composed of the U.S. District Court, with judges appointed by the President, and the Territorial Court, with judges appointed by the governor.