ANST 310

Philippine History: 1900-Present

Philippine History from 1900 to Present focuses on the political and socio-economic history of the Philippines from the end of the colonial Spanish period (1898), right through the US colonial period and the "Americanization" of the Philippines, the Japanese occupation, the establishment of the Philippine Republic, the martial law years, and the EDSA revolutions. The course also includes in-depth discussions and analyses of important themes, such as colonialism, nationalism, poverty, Muslim-Christian conflicts, globalization, and the pursuit of democracy. Tours to museums/exhibits on Filipinos and the Philippines, as well as films complement the learning experiences in the classroom.