Philippines

Ronald E. Dolan, ed. Philippines: A Country Study. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress, 1991.

Acknowledgments
Preface

History
EARLY HISTORY
THE EARLY SPANISH PERIOD
THE DECLINE OF SPANISH RULE
Trade with Europe and America
Chinese and Chinese Mestizos
The Friarocracy
The Development of a National Consciousness
Josť Rizal and the Propaganda Movement
The Katipunan
The 1896 Uprising and Rizal's Execution
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
Outbreak of War, 1898

The Malolos Constitution and the Treaty of Paris
War of Resistance
UNITED STATES RULE
A Collaborative Philippine Leadership
The Jones Act
Economic and Social Developments
THE COMMONWEALTH
Commonwealth Politics, 1935-41

World War II
INDEPENDENCE
Economic Relations with the United States
Security Agreements
The Huk Rebellion
The Magsaysay, Garcia, and Macapagal Administrations
Marcos and the Road to Martial Law, 1965-72
Proclamation 1081 and Martial Law
From Aquino's Assassination to People's Power

Geography
Climate

The Society
POPULATION
ETHNICITY, REGIONALISM, AND LANGUAGE
Historical Development of Ethnic Identities

Language Diversity and Uniformity
The Lowland Christian Population
Muslim Filipinos
Upland Tribal Groups
The Chinese
SOCIAL VALUES AND ORGANIZATION
RURAL SOCIAL PATTERNS
URBAN SOCIAL PATTERNS
THE ROLE AND STATUS WOMEN
RELIGION
Historical Background
Roman Catholicism
Indigenous Christian Churches
Protestantism
Islam
Ecumenical Developments
Church and State
EDUCATION
HEALTH

The Economy
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEVELOPMENT
Economic Development Until 1970

Martial Law and its Aftermath, (1972-86)
The Aquino Government
ECONOMIC PLANNING AND POLICY
AGRICULTURE
Agricultural Geography

Agricultural Production and Government Policy
Rice and the Green Revolution
Coconut Industry
Sugar
Land Tenancy and Land Reform
Livestock
Forestry
Fishing
INDUSTRY
Manufacturing

Mining
Energy
Tourism
EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR RELATIONS
POVERTY AND WELFARE
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
International Trade

Foreign Investment
Political Economy of United States Military Bases

Government
GOVERNMENT STRUCTURE
Constitutional Framework

National Government
Local Government
POLITICS
Marcos
Corazon Aquino
Political Parties
Voting and Elections
Return of Old-Style Politics in the Countryside
Church-State Relations
Civil-Military Relations
The Media
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Filipino Nationalism

Relations with the United States
Relations with Asian Neighbors

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