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    The World of 1896

    Edited by Lorna Kalaw-Tirol

    Winner, National Book Award, History, 1998
    Winner, Gintong Aklat Award, Social Science, 2000
    A portrait of the world at the time of the Philippine revolution giving us a glimpse of life a hundred years ago. A book of 402 photographs, five main essays, and 20 short ones bring back into focus the details of the world of 1896. Rare vintage photographs more than just add grace to the book, being eloquent testimonies of a pivotal era in the history of the Philippines. It gives us a clue why the revolution happened, when it did and not many years before.
    Makati City: Bookmark, 1998
    ISBN: 971-569-303-2 (hb)
    271 pages

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