Republic of the Philippines

  • S. H. Steinberg
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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 U.S.A. on 10 Dec. 1898, after the Filipinos had tried in vain to establish an independent republic in 1896.

República de Filipinas—Republika ñg Pilipinas


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Books of Reference

  1. Republic of the Philippine Government Manual, 1950. Manila, 1950Google Scholar
  2. The Philippines: a Handbook of Information. Manila, 1955Google Scholar
  3. A Republic is Horn: official commemorative volume on independence day, 4 July, 1946. Manila, 1948.Google Scholar
  4. Census of the Philippines: 1 Oct., 1948. Manila, 1948Google Scholar
  5. Report to the President of the United States by the Economic Survey Mission to the Philippines. Washington, D.C., 9 Oct., 1950.Google Scholar
  6. Port of Manila Year-book, 1949. Manila, 1950Google Scholar
  7. Gazetteer of the Philippine Islands. United States Department of Commerce. Washington, 1944Google Scholar
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  9. Bernstein, D., The Philippine Story. New York, 1947Google Scholar
  10. Chapman, A., Philippine Nationalism. New York, 1950Google Scholar
  11. Forbes, W. C., The Philippine Islands. 3 vols. Bev. Cambridge, Mass., 1945CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Hainsworth, R. G., and Moyer, B. T., Agricultural Geography of the Philippine Islands. Washington, 1945Google Scholar
  13. Hayden, J. R., The Philippines: A. Study in National Development. New York, 1942Google Scholar
  14. Krieger, H. W., Peoples of the Philippines. Washington, 1942Google Scholar
  15. Kurihara, K. K., Labor in the Philippine Economy. Stanford, 1945Google Scholar
  16. Mills, L. A., The Philippines and Southeast Asia. Minneapolis, 1949Google Scholar
  17. Zafra, U. S., Philippine Economic Handbook. Silver Spring, Md., 1955Google Scholar

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