Peru: República del Peru

  • S. H. Steinberg
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. The Republic of Peru, formerly the most important of the Spanish vice-royalties in South America, declared its independence on 28 July 1821 ; but it was not till after a war, protracted till 1824, that the country gained its actual freedom.


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Books of Reference

  1. The official gazette is El Peruano, Lima. Anuario Estadistico del Perú. Annual.—Boletin de Estadistica Peruana. Quarterly.—Demarcatión Politico del Peru. (Dirección Nacional de Estadistica), LimaGoogle Scholar
  2. Censo National Población, 1940. 9 vols. Lima, 1947–49Google Scholar
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  7. Mejia Baca, J., and Tauro, A., Diccionário Enciclopédico del Perú. 3 vols. 1966Google Scholar
  8. Owens, R. J., Peru. OUP, 1964Google Scholar
  9. Pike, A modern history of Peru. London, 1967Google Scholar
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  11. NATIONAL LIBRARY. Avenida Abancay, Lima. Director: Guillermo Lohmann Villena.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1969

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  • S. H. Steinberg
  • John Paxton

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