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History of the Philippines (Kobo eBook)

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The story of this nation of over seven thousand islands, f****rom ancient Malay settlements to Spanish colonization, the American occupation, and beyond.

A History of the Philippines recasts various Philippine narratives with an eye for the layers of colonial and post-colonial history that have created this diverse and fascinating population. It begins with the pre-Westernized Philippines in the sixteenth century and continues through the 1899 Philippine-American War and the nation's relationship with the United States’ controlling presence, culminating with its independence in 1946 and two ongoing insurgencies, one Islamic and one Communist. Award-winning author Luis H. Francia creates an illuminating portrait that offers valuable insights into the heart and soul of the modern Filipino, laying bare the multicultural, multiracial society of contemporary times.

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ISBN-13: 9781468315455
Publisher: ABRAMS Press
Publication Date: September 18th, 2013
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