Republica del Perú
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Republic of Peru, formerly the most important of the Spanish Viceroyalties in South America, issued its declaration of independence on July 28, 1821 ; but it was not till after a war, protracted till 1824, that the country gained its actual freedom from Spanish rule.


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Books of Reference

Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Peru: 1. Official Publications

  1. Anuaiio Estacistico del Perù (Dirección Nacional de Estadistica). Annual, Lima.Google Scholar
  2. Banco Central de Réserva. Annual. Lima.Google Scholar
  3. Comercio Exterio del Perù (Aduana del Callao). Monthly. Callao.Google Scholar
  4. Superintendent de Bancos (Ministerio de Hacienda y Comercio). Annual. Lima.Google Scholar
  5. The publications of the various Government Departments.Google Scholar
  6. Department of Overseas Trade Reports. Annual. London.Google Scholar
  7. Peru-Bolivia Boundary Commission, 1911–1913. Reports of the British Officers of the Peruvian Commission, Diplomatic Memoranda, and Maps of the Boundary Zone. Edited for the Government of Peru by the Royal Geographical Society of London. London, 1916.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Guia Lascano. (Commercial Directory.) Lima, 1927.Google Scholar
  2. Akers (C. E.), A History of South America. London, 1931.Google Scholar
  3. Ayala (Quamau Poma de), Nueva coronica y buen gobierno Paris, 1936.Google Scholar
  4. Basadre (J.), History of Peru, 1938.Google Scholar
  5. —Peru: problem and reality. Lima, 1936.Google Scholar
  6. — History of Peruvian Law. Lima, 1938.Google Scholar
  7. Bowman (I.), The Andes of Southern Peru. New York, 1916.Google Scholar
  8. Bürger (Dr. O.), Peru. Leipzig, 1923.Google Scholar
  9. Gimeros (C. B.) and Garcia (R. E.), El Peru en Europa. Lima, 1900.Google Scholar
  10. —Geografia Comercial de laAmérica del Sud. 3 vols. Lima.—Guiadel Callao, Lima y sus Alrededores. Lima, 1898.—Monografia del Departamento de la Libertad. Lima, 1900,—Monografia geografica, estadistica del Departamento de Lima. [The same authors, together or separately, have published several other works on the commerce, products, and industries of Peru, notably Cisneros (C. B.), Sinopsis Estadistica del Peru, Lima, 1912.]Google Scholar
  11. Dell (A. ), Llama Land : East and West of the Andes in Peru. London, 1927.Google Scholar
  12. Dennis (W. J.), Tacna and Arica : an Account of the Chile-Peru Boundary Dispute and of the Arbitrations by the United States. Yale University, 1931.Google Scholar
  13. Garcia Calderon (P.), Constitucion Codigos y Leyes del Peru. Lima, 1929.Google Scholar
  14. Johnson (G. R.) and Platt (Raye R.), Peru from the Air. New York, 1930.Google Scholar
  15. Lavalle (J. A.), De Agronomia Nacional. Lima, 1918.Google Scholar
  16. — Los caractères agrológicos de las tierras cultivadas en la costa del Peru, Lima, 1918.Google Scholar
  17. Zehmann (W.) (editor), The Art of Old Peru. London, 1924.Google Scholar
  18. Mariategui (J.), Seven Essays on Peruvian Rtality. Lima, 1935.Google Scholar
  19. McGovern (W. M.), Jungle Paths and Inra Ruins. LoLdon, 1928.Google Scholar
  20. Means (P. A.), Ancient Civilizations of the Andes. New York, 1931.Google Scholar
  21. — Fall of the Inca Empire and the Spanish Rule in Peru, 1530–1780. New York, 1932.Google Scholar
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  33. Ritchie (J.), Peru: In ‘The West Coast Republics of South America.’ London, 1930.Google Scholar
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  35. Squier (B. G.), Peru : Incident» of Travels and Exploration in the Land of the Incas. London, 1877.Google Scholar
  36. Steinmann (G.) (and others), Geologie von Peru. Maps, diagrams and illustrations. Heidelberg, 1929.Google Scholar
  37. Stuart (G. H.), The Governmental System of Peru. Washington, 1926.Google Scholar
  38. Vrteago (H.). Collección de historiadores clàsicos del Péru. Vol. 1. Lima, 1918.Google Scholar
  39. Valega (J.), History of Peru. Lima, 1938.Google Scholar
  40. Verrill (A. Hyatt), Under Peruvian Skies. London, 1931.Google Scholar
  41. Vivian (E. C.), Peru. London, 1914.Google Scholar
  42. Weisse (Carlos), Las civilizacioues primitivas del Péru. Lima, 1913.Google Scholar

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