The Philippine Islands by John Foreman F.R.G.S.
Covers a general description of the archipelago, discovery of, dependencies up to 1898, attempt of conquest by Chinese. Early relations with Japan, conflicts with the Dutch, British occupation of Manila, the Chinese, wild tribes & pagans, Mahometans & Southern tribes. History, dependencies, tribes and races, Negrito marriage ceremony, Gaddanes, Itavis, Igorrotes, Tinguianes, Albinos, Moslems and southern tribes, domesticated Christian natives, slavery, monastic orders,. Spanish-Philippine finances, trade of islands, agriculture, manila hemp, coffee, tobacco, forest & farm produce, mineral products, live stock, the Tagalog Rebellion of 1896-98. Outline of the War of Independence period 1899-1901. Spanish prisoners, end of war & independence, modern Manila, land of Moros, Spanish Friars after 1898, trade & agriculture since American advent. A very valuable historical resource, copious.