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


Cuba, except for a brief period of British occupancy in 1762–63, remained a Spanish possession from the date of its discovery by Columbus in 1492 until 10 December, 1898, when the sovereignty was relinquished under the terms of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the armed intervention of the United States in the struggle of the Cubans against Spanish rule. Cuba thus became an independent state. A convention which assembled on 5 November, 1900 drew up a constitution which was adopted 21 February, 1901, under which the island assumed a republican form of government, with a President. Vice-President, a Senate and a House of Representatives.


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Books of Reference

Books of Reference concerning Cuba: 1. Official Publications

  1. The official gazette is the Gaceta Oficial.Google Scholar
  2. Annuario Estadistico de la Republica de Cuba. Havana. Annual. (First issue, 1914.)Google Scholar
  3. Problems of the New Cuba: Report of the Commission on Cuban Affairs appointed by the Foreign Policy Association of New York at the request of the Cuban Government. New York, 1935.Google Scholar
  4. Report of the Committee on Foreign Relations on Affairs in Cuba. United States Senate, No. 885. Fifty-fifth Congress. Washington.Google Scholar
  5. Estadîstica General: Comercio Exterior. Quarterly and Annual.—Movimiento de Poblacìòn. Monthly and Annual. Havana.Google Scholar
  6. Informe Bi-Anual Sanitario y Demográfico. Havana.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Guia-directorio de la república de Cuba. (Bailly-Baillière-Riera.) Comercio, industrial, agricultura, ganaderia, minerîa, propiedad, profesiones y elemento ofìcial. Barcelona, 1922.Google Scholar
  2. Anuario Azucarero de Cuba 1944 (Cuba Sugar Year Book), Havana, 1944.Google Scholar
  3. Altunaga (R. R.), Derecho Mercantil. Madrid, 1917.Google Scholar
  4. Beals (Carleton), The Crime of Cuba. London, 1934.Google Scholar
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  6. Camps (G.), Isla de Pinos. Santa Fé, Isle of Pines, 1927.Google Scholar
  7. Chapman (C. E.), A History of the Cuban Republic: A Study in Hispanic American Politics. New York and London, 1927.Google Scholar
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  12. Lindsay (F.) and Winters (N. O.), Cuba and Her People of To-day. Revised. Boston, 1928.Google Scholar
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  14. Sanchez (Ramiro Guerray), Manual de Historia de Cuba. Havana, 1938.Google Scholar
  15. Strode (H.), The Pageant of Cuba. New York and London, 1935.Google Scholar
  16. Terry (Philip), Terry’s Guide to Cuba. New York, 1926.Google Scholar
  17. Torriente (C. de la), Cuba y los Estados Unidos. Introduction by James Brown Scott. Havana, 1929.Google Scholar
  18. Trelles (C. M.), Biblioteca geográfica Cubana. Matanzas, 1920.Google Scholar

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