By Kathleen M. Nadeau
Located in Southeast Asia, the Republic of the Philippines is produced 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. given that then, the Philippines has passed through drastic alterations because of huge numbers of settlers and colonizers from in a foreign country. for centuries, the Philippines used to be less than Spanish after which usa keep watch over. Spanish impression is still a wide a part of Filipino tradition this day. eventually, in 1935, the Philippines launched into the trail to independence. The prior century has been a postcolonial curler coaster trip for the Philippines. at the present time, the Philippines' constructing economic climate has sparked foreign curiosity and the rustic has been marked as having essentially the most promising potentials for fiscal development on the planet. The heritage of the Philippines bargains a complete account of the Philippines and its fight to find a countrywide id. This quantity is a superb addition to any library; ideal for pupil and basic readers.