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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Editor: Milagros Espinas
Price: PhP 100 | Availability: In Stock
Year of Publication: 1995
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This book is a collection of the papers presented during the first conference on Indochina on 1-2 September 1993 and published "with the hope of generating greater awareness on Indochina and the impact of these emerging states on regional affairs. 

Editor: Serafin D. Talisayon
Price: PhP 150 | Availability: In Stock
Year of Publication: 1991
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This book provides"valuable ideas, insights, and perspectives on how to create a conciliatory atmosphere in dealing with problems present in work settings."

Author: Joel Rocamora
Price: PhP 150 • Availability: In stock
Year of Publication: 1975
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"...any serious study of the Guided Democracy period must take into account the role, not only of the Partai Komunis Indonesia (PKI), but also of the other parties, in creating the conditions....which led to the calamitous events of late 1965 and early 1966." 

Compiled by: Robert R. Von Oeyen, Jr.
Price: PhP 100 | Availability: In Stock
Year of Publication: 1970
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This book is "a bibliography of church records, publications, and other source materials relevant to the history and founding of the Philippine Evangelical Protestant and Independent Catholic Churches."

Author: F. Landa Jocano
Availability: Out of Print
Year of Publication: 1975
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 "....It is in fact a pioneering attempt to bring together scattered facts about the prehistory of the Philippines, and project them against a new framework of analysis."