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Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

Philippines

Introduces the different religions, festivals, arts and music, languages, and literature that are part of the Filipino culture.

Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 370

Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?

Examines contradictory economic and political trends occurring in the Philippines in order to gain a sense of the country's prospects.

Culture and Customs of the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 247

Culture and Customs of the Philippines

Discusses the traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts of the Philippines.

Basques in the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 183

Basques in the Philippines

The Basques, one of Spain's most distinct ethnic minorities, played a remarkably influential role in the creation and maintenance of Spain's vast colonial empire, including the Philippines. Basques were members of the Magellan expedition that discovered the Philippines in 1521, and a Basque-led expedition subsequently laid the foundation for Spain's conquest and pacitication of the archipelago. Despite the small population of their native provinces, the Basques' unique skills as shipbuilders, navigators, businessmen, and scribes; their evangelical zeal; and their ethnic cohesion and work-oriented culture made them well suited to serve as explorers, colonial administrators, missionaries, sett...

The Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

The Philippines

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A unique, revealing look at the history and contemporary culture of the Philippine Islands and their multicultural and foreign-influenced facets. * An etiquette section that discusses respect and levels of interaction, first names and surnames, titles of respect, and core values versus surface values * Twelve photographs of noteworthy figures such as physician and novelist Jose Rizal, nationalist Andres Bonifacio, and other Filipino heroes

Children and Hazardous Work in the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 72

Children and Hazardous Work in the Philippines

This book considers the elimination of child labour which remains a grave problem in many areas despite early attempts at legislation by governments throughout the world. The author demonstrates the historical change in emphasis taking place in the Philippines, from intervention to direct action at local level. The crucial roles of advocacy and community mobilization are both highlighted also.

Where in the World is the Philippines?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 131

Where in the World is the Philippines?

  • Categories: Law

" 'Where in the world is the Philippines?' is a question that has been deftly and consistently dodged by our politicians at the expense of clearly defining the Philippines' territorial and maritime jurisdictions. Severino's scholarly worklays out what has happened in the past and what must be done in the future - and does so just as newly elected President Benigno S. Aquino begins his term in office. With the help of this timely and comprehensive study, it is imperative that Aquino and the Congress confront and resolve territorial issues once and for all." - Roberto R. Romulo, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines

Predictions of Nostradamus about the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 171
Fall of the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 159

Fall of the Philippines

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1971
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  • Publisher: Pan

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The Philippines Reader
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 425

The Philippines Reader

The history of the continuing struggle of the Philippines people for true independence and social justice.