Republic of the Philippines

República de Filipinas—Republika ñg Pilipinas
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Philippines were discovered by Magellan in 1521 and conquered by Spain in 1565. Following the Spanish–American war, the islands were ceded to the United States on 10 Dec. 1898, after the Filipinos had tried in vain to establish an independent republic in 1896. The Republic of the Philippines came into existence on 4 July, 1946, by


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Books of Reference

  1. Republic of the Philippine Government Manual, 1950. Manila, 1950.Google Scholar
  2. The Philippines: a Handbook of Information. Manila, 1955.Google Scholar
  3. A Republic is Born: official commemorative volume on independence day, 4 July, 1946. Manila, 1948.Google Scholar
  4. Census of the Philippines: 1 Oct., 1948. Manila, 1948.Google Scholar
  5. Report to the President of the United States by the Economic Survey Mission to the Philippines. Washington, D.O., 9 Oct., 1950.Google Scholar
  6. Port of Manila Year-book, 1949. Manila, 1950.Google Scholar
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  • S. H. Steinberg

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