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The History of the Burgis

The History of the Burgis

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A chronicle of five hundred years of Philippine history, Mariel N. Francisco and Fe Maria C. Arriola's book traces the evolution of the 'burgis' - the Filipino term for bourgeois that was first used as a pejorative to describe the nouveau riche. First published on the aftermath of the People Power revolution in 1986, the book offers a reading of the privileged class and their profound impact on Philippine society.

Winner, National Book Award for History, 1987

Publisher:
Fuego y Hielo Inc., Philippines

Publication Date:
Second edition, 2019

Format:
Softcover / 12 x 9 inches / 200 pages / BW

Language:
English

ISBN: 971-914-476-1

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