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, 1944Google Scholar
  4. Barton, E. F., The Kalingas. Chicago, 1949Google Scholar
  5. Bernstein, D., The Philippine Story. New York, 1947Google Scholar
  6. Chapman, A., Philippine Nationalism. New York, 1950Google Scholar
  7. Forbes, W. O., The Philippine Islands. 3 vols. Eev. Cambridge, Mass., 1945CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Golav, F. H., The Philippines: Public Policy and National Economic Development. Cornell Univ., Press, 1961Google Scholar
  9. Hainsworth, R. G., and Moyer, B. T., Agricultural Geography of the Philippine Islands. Washington, 1945Google Scholar
  10. Krieger, H. W., Peoples of the Philippines. Washington, 1942Google Scholar
  11. Kurihara, K. K., Labor in the Philippine Economy. Stanford, 1945Google Scholar
  12. Mills, L. A., The Philippines and Southeast Asia. Minneapolis, 1949Google Scholar
  13. Zafra, U. S., Philippine Economic Handbook. Silver Spring, Md., 1955Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1964

Authors and Affiliations

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

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