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The Statehood Project: A Spontaneous Collaboration By Fat Ulu
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The Statehood Project: A Spontaneous Collaboration is an anthology of collected, imagined narratives from Hawaii’s leading, contemporary authors dealing with the passing of the Hawaii Statehood... More > Act of 1959.< Less
The Nineteenth Star: Indiana's March to Statehood By David Lottes
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A collection of essays that began as a series of feature articles published in the Monticello Indiana Herald Journal newspaper. The purpose of these articles was to provide readers with a basic... More > knowledge of Indiana's pre-statehood history From the Mound Builders through the French, British, and U.S. Territorial governments, "The Nineteenth Star" presents a chronological account of pivotal events and characters in Indiana's early history.< Less
Puerto Rico Plebiscites -- Puerto Rico's Road to Statehood By Juan Jose Nolla-Acosta
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A compilation of the results of the plebiscites held in Puerto Rico in 1967, 1993, 1998 & 2012.
Strengthening Statehood Capabilities for Successful Transitions in The Middle East/North Africa Region By Mohammed El-Katiri et al.
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The political transitions that followed revolutions in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia are by no means complete. They have gone through challenging phases, characterized by political volatility and... More > tension. These challenges and uncertainties have a profound impact on the three countries’ economies and the ability of their new political elites to build credibility and political legitimacy. Each of the three countries studied in this monograph has followed a distinct path, with its own opportunities and limitations. Policy reforms during each transition have reflected individual political, security, and social realities. However, one common lesson learned from their trajectories is that their challenges are exacerbated by a deficit of human and institutional capabilities to design and implement political and economic reforms.< Less
La ruta de Puerto Rico a la Estadidad By Juan Jose Nolla-Acosta
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This book shows the route that Puerto Rico has taken so far to achieve Statehood and equality with the other 50 states of the United States of America. It includes the results of the plebiscites... More > held in 1967, 1993, 1998 and 2012. In 2012 the voters of Puerto Rico rejected the territorial status and chose Statehood over the other non-territorial options. I include a discussion of options taking into account the results of the 2012 plebiscite. Este libro muestra la ruta que Puerto Rico ha tomado hasta el momento en su lucha por la Estadidad y por la Igualdad con los otros 50 estados. Tiene los resultados de los plebiscitos de 1967, 1993, 1998 y 2012. En 2012 los electores rechazaron el status territorial y escogieron la Estadidad entre las formulas no territoriales. Se incluye una discusion de las opciones que Puerto Rico tiene luego del plebiscito de 2012.< Less
Puerto Rico's Plebiscites By Juan Jose Nolla-Acosta
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This book is a compilation of the results of all the plebiscites on Statehood held by Puerto Rico in 1967, 1993, 1998 and 2012. Puerto Rico has been a US territory since 1898, and Puerto Ricans are... More > American citizens since 1917. Because of the current territorial status, American citizens of Puerto Rico don't have voting representation in Congress and can't participate in the election of the President of the US. In 2012, after three failed plebiscites, the people of Puerto Rico gave a clear message to change their current status and seek admission as the 51st state. The plebiscite contained two questions. The 1st question asked voters to decide if they wanted to keep the current territorial status. 54% voted against the current status. The 2nd question asked voters to choose a non territorial option between Statehood, Independence and Free Association. 61% voted for Statehood. Now is the time for Congress to act, and approve enabling legislation to make Puerto Rico state 51 of the USA.< Less
Eulogy for a Lost Frontier By David Harman
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It’s gone now, the Alaska we grew up with. It’s almost surreal – like a sad, nostalgic dream of something once remembered. Nobody actually came and stole it away, it just sort of... More > sank into a sea of compromise and conformity and disappeared. It’s hard to even recall when it all started. With statehood or the oil boom? Is someone to blame? The politicians? The ‘managers’? The bureaucratic carpetbaggers coming north after statehood to exploit the political vacuum? They keep coming in their thousands to see some safe and sanitized version of the ‘last frontier’ from the window of a tour bus. They don’t realize that it’s no longer there. The old Alaska is no longer there. In my own profession, the engineering workplace is quickly falling prey to the idiotic concept of ‘generic management’. The result has been a proliferation of meetings, memoranda, and endless codification of irrelevant, and time-wasting bureaucratic regulations. The eventual goal has changed from product to process.< Less
Eulogy for a Lost Frontier (Black & White) By David Harman
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It’s gone now, the Alaska we grew up with. It’s almost surreal – like a sad, nostalgic dream of something once remembered. Nobody actually came and stole it away, it just sort of... More > sank into a sea of compromise and conformity and disappeared. It’s hard to even recall when it all started. With statehood or the oil boom? Is someone to blame? The politicians? The ‘managers’? The bureaucratic carpetbaggers coming north after statehood to exploit the political vacuum? They keep coming in their thousands to see some safe and sanitized version of the ‘last frontier’ from the window of a tour bus. They don’t realize that it’s no longer there. The old Alaska is no longer there. In my own profession, the engineering workplace is quickly falling prey to the idiotic concept of ‘generic management’. The result has been a proliferation of meetings, memoranda, and endless codification of irrelevant, and time-wasting bureaucratic regulations. The eventual goal has changed from product to process.< Less
Eulogy for a Lost Frontier (Paperback) By David Harman
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It’s gone now, the Alaska we grew up with. It’s almost surreal – like a sad, nostalgic dream of something once remembered. Nobody actually came and stole it away, it just sort of... More > sank into a sea of compromise and conformity and disappeared. It’s hard to even recall when it all started. With statehood or the oil boom? Is someone to blame? The politicians? The ‘managers’? The bureaucratic carpetbaggers coming north after statehood to exploit the political vacuum? They keep coming in their thousands to see some safe and sanitized version of the ‘last frontier’ from the window of a tour bus. They don’t realize that it’s no longer there. The old Alaska is no longer there. In my own profession, the engineering workplace is quickly falling prey to the idiotic concept of ‘generic management’. The result has been a proliferation of meetings, memoranda, and endless codification of irrelevant, and time-wasting bureaucratic regulations. The eventual goal has changed from product to process.< Less
Kansas Blueprint By Jean-Baptiste Guillory
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This book details the establishment of the State of Kansas from one of freedom into a slave state. This book outlines the violence and oppression utilized to overthrow the free will of the populace... More > and submit them to the doctrine of slavery.< Less

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