Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Books and Monographs

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Author: Henelito Sevilla, Jr., Ph.D. (Editor)
Price: Free (Online) | Availability: Online and Free
Year of Publication: 2017
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The book reflects on the diplomatic history, academic exchanges, and the cultural, political and developmental linkages between Iran and the Philippines.

Editor: Aileen S.P. Baviera
Price: PhP 150 | Availability: Out of print
Year of Publication: 2008
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Based on a conference held at the UP Asian Center in November 2006, the "present collection of essays looks beyond the ASEAN security community that Amitav Acharya, Jurgen Haacke, and Rizal Sukma among others problematize to explore the possibility that a broader East Asian security community might also come into being in the future." 

Editors: Artemio Palongpalong and Sylvano Mahiwo
Price: PhP 150 • Availability: In stock
Year of Publication: 1999
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This book "consists of articles contributed by scholars who are well-known in their areas of specialization. The articles can be divided into two categories: those dealing with the Philippines, and those covering other Asian countries."

Editors: Milagros Espinas, Armando Malay, Jr. and Aileen S.P. Baviera
Price: PhP 150 • Availability: Out of stock
Year of Publication: 2003
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"....the development of Southeast Asian Studies in East Asia is uneven, with some countries and institutions devoting more resources than others, certain fields of study are more emphasized than others, and areas of research focus defined in varying degrees.... 

Author: Abraham P. Sakili
Price: PhP 700 | Availability: Out of Stock
Year of Publication: 2003
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This book "uses the concept and management of space in the culture of the Muslims of Mindanao as a point of reference of their visual arts, architecture, and culture as a whole."