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The Philippines: A Global Studies Handbook.


The Philippines; a global studies handbook.

Woods, Damon L.



288 pages



Global studies; Asia


Designed as an accessible reference for students, this book provides an overview of the Philippines history and society. In the narrative discussion, Woods (a historian of the Philippines who has taught at the U. of California and California State U.) provides chapters on history and geography, economy, institutions, and society and contemporary issues. The reference section contains more concise information on key events; significant people, places, and events; language, food, etiquette, and customs; and Philippine-related organizations, as well as an annotated bibliography of recommended works.

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Date:May 1, 2006
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