By Kathleen M. Nadeau
Located in Southeast Asia, the Republic of the Philippines is constructed from over 7,000 islands. the 1st identified population of those tropical islands migrated to the Philippines 30,000 years in the past over land bridges that now not exist this day. considering that then, the Philippines has passed through drastic alterations because of huge numbers of settlers and colonizers from in another country. for centuries, the Philippines was once lower than Spanish after which usa keep watch over. Spanish effect continues to be a wide a part of Filipino tradition at the present time. ultimately, in 1935, the Philippines launched into the trail to independence. The prior century has been a postcolonial curler coaster journey for the Philippines. at the present time, the Philippines' constructing economic climate has sparked overseas curiosity and the rustic has been marked as having the most promising potentials for financial progress on the planet. The historical past of the Philippines bargains a entire account of the Philippines and its fight to find a countrywide identification. This quantity is a superb addition to any library; ideal for scholar and normal readers.
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