• M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Republic of Peru, formerly the most important of the Spanish Vieeroyalties in South America, issued its declaration of independence on July 28, 1821; hut it was not till after a war, protracted till 1824, that the country gained its actual freedom from Spanish rule.


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Books of Reference

Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Peru: 1. Official Publications.

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