Republic of the Philippines

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


HISTORY. 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 USA on 10 Dec. 1898, after the Filipinos had tried in vain to establish an independent republic in 1896.


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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. Gazetteer of the Philippine Islands.United States Department of Commerce. Washington, 1945Google Scholar
  4. Barton, R. F., The Kalinga. Chicago, 1949Google Scholar
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  10. Kurihara, K. K., Labor in the Philippine Econom. Stanford University Fress, 1945Google Scholar
  11. Meyer, M. W., A diplomatic history of the Philippine Republi. Univ. of Hawaii Press, 1965Google Scholar
  12. Mills, L. A., The New World of Southeast Asi. University of Minnesota Press, 1949Google Scholar
  13. Zafra, U.A., Philippine Economic Handboo. Silver Spring, Md., 1960Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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