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Across the Seas

Sievert, Antonio R. (Author)   

ISBN: 971-10-1125-5

Cover: Paperback
Available: Yes

Description
This non-fictional narrative is the story of three brothers Carlos, Jorge and Jose Sievert y Barriere, who in the late nineteenth century made the courageous decision to leave their home in Cadiz, Spain, for the Philippine Islands, the last of Spain’s colonial possessions, in search of a more rewarding life. The new immigrants learned about their adopted country’s
turbulent past, affecting both Christian and Muslim natives, and its cultural and economic transformation from Andres Reyes, a successful abaca trader, born and raised on the Visayan island of Samar.2004. 248 pages.
 

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