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Presenting the Philippines H/C : PRESENTING SERIES - Nigel Hicks

Presenting the Philippines H/C


Hardcover Published: 14th July 2010
ISBN: 9781906780203
Number Of Pages: 160

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From The bustling metropolis of downtown Manila to the wild frontiers of Mindoro and Palawan, and from the island and beach life of the Visayas to Mindanao in the south, Presenting the Philippines is a stunning visual portrait of this beautiful Southeast Asian island nation.

British author and photographer Nigel Hicks, a frequent visitor with many years' experience of the country, explores what makes the Philippines distinct from even its closest neighbours, investigating a wide range of topics that include both the natural environment and human society.

The first part of the book gives an overview of the Philippines, looking at its landscape, history, religion, ethnic mix and diversity, economy, and daily life.

The book then moves on to present a superb series of photographic essays that show the Philippines region by region, including dramatically imposing volcanoes, dense tropical rainforests, idyllic beaches, and the teeming underwater world of the coral reef.

ISBN: 9781906780203
ISBN-10: 190678020X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 14th July 2010
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 21.5  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.914