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7 - Peru, 1930–60

During the period from 1890 to 1930 Peru had been characterized by an export-led economy, a strong oligarchy-dominated state known as the c, and a hierarchical social order with strong roots in agrarian institutions. The Peruvian economy has been heavily dependent on export performance throughout the twentieth century. The existence of a clearly defined upper class of large capitalists and rentiers, the 'oligarchy', is widely accepted in the literature on republican Peruvian society and politics. Peru was one of many Latin American countries in which the government fell in 1930. Leguia's resignation on 24 August and Sanchez Cerro's triumphal entry into Lima three days later the anti-Leguia civilista leaders, hungry for power and revenge, returned from exile. In April 1933 General Oscar Benavides, behind the scenes a long-standing patron of Sanchez Cerro, was brought back from Europe to take charge of the war effort.
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