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The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898

by Various Authors

The scope of the present volume is confined to the year 1636, but enough of interest occurs within that time--thanks to the overflowing energy of the new governor, Corcuera, who promptly reorganizes all departments of the government; his controversies with the archbishop and the friars; and the difficulties and dissensions which affect the orders themselves. The greater part of this volume is occupied by Corcuera’s report for the first year of his governorship.


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