A Visual Guide to the Manila-Acapulco Galleons
This book is a fascinating yet challenging illustrated reference book for young readers that tells the hidden and true stories of the Manila-Acapulco galleons, the huge trading ships that connected the Philippines and Asia to the West for over 250 years. With delightful facts, trivia, images, and games, it brings to life the little-known epoch of Philippine and world history with questions such as What did a galleon look like?, What was life like on board a galleon?, What role did the Spanish have in influencing global culture? What was it like to be the first Filipino immigrant in the new world?, and many more.
Vibal Foundation, Philippines
Softcover / 11 x 8.5 inches / 122 pages / Color