Springer Geography

The Philippine Archipelago

Authors: Boquet, Yves

  • Covers all aspects of Philippine geography
  • Discusses major geopolitical issues including Muslim rebellion in Mindanao and Chineses maritime ambitions
  • Takes a holistic approach, as all issues are tied together
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About this book

This book presents an updated view of the Philippines, focusing on thematic issues rather than a description region by region. Topics include typhoons, population growth, economic difficulties, agrarian reform, migration as an economic strategy, the growth of Manila, the Muslim question in Mindanao, the South China Sea tensions with China and the challenges of risk, vulnerability and sustainable development.

About the authors

Yves Boquet was trained as a history and geography teacher in France and worked for 17 years in the Washington DC area before coming back to France as an assistant professor at Université de Picardie in Amiens and then full professor at Université de Bourgogne. He has also held temporary guest positions at University of Maryland-College Park, University of Louisville, University of the Philippines and Lyceum of the Philippines University. Professor Boquet is currently the Secretary General of the Association of French Geographers and Secreatary of the IGU commission on Geography of Transportation. His topics of interest are transportation and large megalopolises) and countries of research the United States, then the Philippines and China.  

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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eBook $179.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-51926-5
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $229.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: May 19, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-51925-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Philippine Archipelago
Authors
Series Title
Springer Geography
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-51926-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-51926-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-51925-8
Series ISSN
2194-315X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 848
Number of Illustrations and Tables
41 b/w illustrations, 77 illustrations in colour
Topics