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The Philippine Islands Vol.-46

By: Ed. Emma Helen Blair and James Alexander Robertson
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 46," authored by Emma Helen Blair, delves into the historical narrative from 1593 to 1597, providing a rich account of the Philippines during a crucial phase of its colonization. Emma Helen Blair's meticulous research and thorough analysis bring to life the interactions between Spanish colonizers, native inhabitants, and external influences during this period. Readers are compelled to continue reading to find out what happens next since the title character is so indulgent. This book has been deemed a classic and has been a great collection of ideas that are comprehended into a single draft to read by readers of several age groups. Volume 46 offers a comprehensive exploration of the political, economic, and cultural developments that shaped the Philippines. Blair examines the challenges faced by the Spanish authorities in maintaining control over distant territories, as well as the intricate strategies employed by indigenous communities to navigate these changes. Through the examination of primary sources and historical documents, the volume portrays the shifting power dynamics, religious transformations, and societal shifts that characterized this era. Blair's skillful storytelling reveals the intricate tapestry of events, including diplomatic relations, trade networks, and cultural exchanges that played a vital role in shaping the Philippines.

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Ed. Emma Helen Blair and James Alexander Robertson

Emma Helen Blair (1869-1951) was an American historian and author known for her significant contributions to Philippine history and also scholarship. Born on July 19, 1869, in Ohio, she pursued her education at Ohio Wesleyan University and later at Columbia University. Blair's passion for history and research led her to collaborate with James Alexander Robertson, an esteemed scholar, in editing and compiling "The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" series. This monumental project spanned fifty-five volumes and covered the colonial history of the Philippines from the 16th to the 19th century. The comprehensive series showcased her expertise in meticulously examining and also presenting historical documents and narratives. Her work significantly contributed to a deeper understanding of the Philippines' complex past and its interactions with various colonial powers. Her commitment to historical accuracy and attention to detail earned her a reputation as a meticulous and reliable historian. Beyond her contributions to Philippine history, and main thing that Emma Helen Blair also authored "The Philippine Policy of Secretary Taft" and co-wrote "A History of the Philippine Islands" with Robertson. Both of these works further demonstrated her dedication to scholarship and the exploration of the Philippines' political and social developments. James Alexander Robertson was born in Corry, Pennsylvania, in 1873. He was the sixth of eight children born to Canadian parents who became naturalized citizens of the United States after moving to Corry in 1866. His father, John McGregor Robertson, was a builder from Verulam, Ontario, close to Peterborough. His mother, Elizabeth Borrowman Robertson, immigrated to Canada as a child from her native Scotland. When Robertson was seven years old, his mother died. After three years, he and his family relocated to Cleveland, Ohio, where James finished his secondary education. In 1892, he enrolled in Adelbert College at Western Reserve University for graduate study. He studied in Romance languages, majoring in Old French, and received his Bachelor of Philosophy degree from Western Reserve University in 1896.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 240Pages
  • ISBN-10:935939873X
  • ISBN-13:9789359398730
  • Item Weight: 360g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.4mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General