About the book:
Unlike elsewhere in Southeast Asia, the driving forces behind the increase in trade and output in Spanish-controlled Philippines were not government pressure or the plantation system, but incentives deriving from entrepreneurship and capital imports working through a system of flexible prices and exchange rates. Winner of the Gintong Aklat Award for Social Sciences in 2000.
Publisher: Ateneo de Manila University Press
Publication Date: 2002
Size: 230 x 155mm
About the author:
Benito J. Legarda Jr., is an economist, historian, newspaper columnist. Legarda’s areas of research and publication include Philippine colonial church architecture, the Philippine-American war, and 19th century economic history. His book After the Galleons: Foreign Trade, Economic Change and Entrepreneurship, takes off from his Harvard doctoral dissertation. His other titles are The Hills of Sampaloc: The Opening Actions of the Philippine-American War (February 4-5, 1899) and Occupation: The Later Years.