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A History of the Philippines : From Indios Bravos to Filipinos
by Luis H. Francia


Overview - History of the Philippines is intended for those who are curious about this Southeast Asian archipelago but know very little of its history. The narrative moves from a pre-Hispanic Philippines in the 16th century through the Spanish American War, the nation's tumultuous relationship with the United States, and General MacArthur's controlling presence during WWII, up to its independence in 1946 and subsequent years of Islamic insurgency Luis H.  Read more...

 
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Overview
History of the Philippines is intended for those who are curious about this Southeast Asian archipelago but know very little of its history. The narrative moves from a pre-Hispanic Philippines in the 16th century through the Spanish American War, the nation's tumultuous relationship with the United States, and General MacArthur's controlling presence during WWII, up to its independence in 1946 and subsequent years of Islamic insurgency Luis H. Francia creates an illuminating portrait that provides the reader valuable insights into the heart and soul of the modern Filipino, laying bare the multicultural, multiracial society of modern times.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781590202852
  • ISBN-10: 1590202856
  • Publisher: Overlook Press
  • Publish Date: June 2010
  • Page Count: 352
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.04 x 6.46 x 1.24 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.32 pounds


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