Book List V: Various Topics

GARDENS

 

Title: "Private Gardens of Paris," 1989

Author/Photographer: MADISON COX AND PHILIPPE PERDEREAU

Description: A book about private gardens of Paris which are differently styled from each other but serve as retreats which are "practical, stimulating, and inimitably French"

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Title: "Origins of Everyday Things, The," 1998

Editor: READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION LIMITED, LONDON / Editorial Director: CORTINA BUTLER

Description: A book which gives rich historical accounts of the "origins of everyday things"

 

 

LITERATURE

 

Title: "Philippine Literature: Through the Years," 2000 / 2004 Reprint

Author: ALICIA A. KAHAYON AND CELIA A. ZULUETA

Description: A book which contains historical information on Philippine literature, presents literary work associated with a specific period and provides updates on contemporary literature

 

 

PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION AND CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS

 

Title: "Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines Explained, The," Revised Edition, 1992

Author: JOSE N. NOLLEDO

Description: A book on the constitution of the Philippines which gives substantial information on and enlightening interpretation of the articles contained in the constitution, and a book "recommended for educators, students and the general public"

 

Title: "Constitutions of the Philippines, The," 2005

Publisher: ANVIL PUBLISHING INC.

Description: A compilation of all the constitutions of the Philippines: the 1987 Philippine Constitution, the 1973 Philippine Constitution, the 1935 Philippine Constitution and the Malolos Constitution of 1899

 

Title: "Foundations of Education II," 3rd Edition, 2003

Authors: MAURA G. TANGCO AND ROSALINDA A. SAN MATEO

Description: An updated version of the introductory course for beginning students of education which the authors started, and a book which provides basic learning materials on the historical, philosophical and legal foundations of education

 

Title: "Foundations of Education II," 1999 / 2005 Reprint

Author: DORIS D. TULIO

Description: A book which provides a condensed account of the development of education as well as basic information on the legal aspect of Philippine education

 

Title: "New Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines Annotated, The," Revised Edition, 1997

Author: JOSE N. NOLLEDO

Description: A book which provides a comprehensive study on the 1987 constitution of the Philippines

 

 

PHILIPPINES

 

Title: "100 Events that Shaped the Philippines," 1999

Editors: EMELINA S. ALMARIO AND MARY-ANN ASICO

Description: A "relax-and-enjoy-reading-it" book on the history of the Philippines which contains remarkable historical photographs and a chronology of historic Philippine events vis-à-vis world events

 

Title: "History of the Filipino People," 8th Edition, 1990

Author: TEODORO AGONCILLO

Description: A book which provides a comprehensive account of the history of the

Filipino people and which is "offered to teachers, students and readers of Philippine history"

 

Title: "Jose Rizal: Life, Works and Writings of a Genius, Scientist and National Hero," 1997

Author: GREGORIO F. ZAIDE AND SONIA M. ZAIDE

Description: An "easy-to-read" book on the life and time of a man who is considered by many Filipinos as the foremost national hero of the Philippines

 

Title: "Philippines: Know and Appreciate Our Homeland," 2002

Publisher: WORLDLINK BOOKS

Description: A book about the Philippines which provides information on the Filipinos and the country's geography, natural environment, history, culture, government, tourist spots, holidays and festivals

 

Title: "Revolt of the Masses," 2002

Author: TEODORO AGONCILLO

Description: A book which gives a different historical perspective on the role of Andres Bonifacio and the Katipunero (revolutionaries) in the Philippine Revolution of 1896

 

Title: "The Philippines: A Past Revisited, Vol. I," 1975

Author: RENATO CONSTANTINO

Description: A book which contains a "provocative and radical" historical perspective on the struggle of the Filipino people for nationhood; A "must read" for Filipinos and for foreigners who would like to understand the Filipino people

 

Title: "The Philippines: A Unique Nation" 2nd Edition

Author: SONIA M. ZAIDE

Description: A book on the history and culture of the Philippines which aims to provide a historical perspective based on a vision for the Filipino people

Proverbs and Sayings

 

Title: "Isang Aklat Katipunan ng mga Kasabihang Filipino," 2001

Author: ZENAIDA PADILLA VILLANUEVA

Description: A book written in Filipino and which contains a comprehensive list of Filipino proverbs, sayings and riddles

 

Title: "Mga Salawikain," 1998

Author: SONNY A. MENDOZA

Description: A book written in Filipino and which provides a comprehensive list of Filipino proverbs on child-rearing, human relationships, faith, parenthood, beauty, intelligence, health and virtues in life

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

 

Title: "Abnormal Psychology," 2nd Edition, 1972

Authors: EPHRAIM ROSEN, IAN GREGORY AND RONALD E. FOX

Description: A book which introduces the "general principles of abnormal psychology, and then proceeds to (apply) ... these principles to the analysis of each of the main syndromes of abnormal behavior" and which structures its chapters in terms of "definition and description, development and dynamics, causation and treatment ...."

 

Title: "Abnormal Psychology and Modern Life," 6th Edition, 1980

Authors: JAMES C. COLEMAN, JAMES N. BUTCHER AND ROBERT C. CARSON

Description: A book on abnormal psychology which provides a "framework for understanding abnormal ... behavior, ... details the clinical pictures, casual factors and treatment ... and deals with the areas of assessment, therapy, and prevention"

 

Title: "Awareness," 1992

Author: ANTHONY de MELLO

Description: A spiritual book which espouses the process of becoming aware of our true feelings which we are often unaware of

 

Title: "Developmental Psychology," 2007

Author: LOURDES L. EVANGELISTA

Description: A book which provides a step-by-step approach to the study of human development, introducing each chapter with statements on the learning objectives and closing each chapter with a summary and a short quiz

 

Title: "Developmental Psychology," 5th Edition, 1982

Author: ELIZABETH HURLOCK

Description: A rich source of information on human development which gives detailed descriptions of the important characteristics of the life-stages in human development

 

Title: "Fundamentals of Guidance and Counseling," Revised Edition, 1974

Author: ROCIO REYES KAPUNAN

Description: A book written by an author who found inspiration in finding solutions to problems of juvenile delinquency, in introducing Guidance and Counseling to professionals and in helping others

 

Title: "General Psychology," 4th Edition, 1994

Authors: JUAN C. BIRION, JOSEFINA E. GAERLAN, DELFIN A. LIMPINGCO AND GERALDINE E. TRIA

Description: A book which gives short and concise descriptions of the various subject matters in general psychology

 

Title: "Individual in Society," International Student Edition, 1962

Authors: DAVID KRECH, EGERTON L. BALLACHEY AND RICHARD S. CRUTCHFIELD

Description: A book in which the authors "have attempted to write a comprehensive and coherent introduction to social psychology ... (and) have found it most meaningful and fruitful to work with the interpersonal event as ... unit of analysis"

 

Title: "Introduction to Psychology," 3rd Edition, 1999

Authors: ALICIA S. BUSTOS, ANGELINA E. RAMIREZ, EXALTACION C. RAMOS, MA. ALICIA BUSTOS-OROSA AND NATIVIDAD I. MALOLOS

Description: A book which provides a good coverage of the various subject areas in general psychology and highlights interesting studies made by Filipino and foreign researchers

 

Title: "Introduction to Psychology," 9th Edition, 1987

Authors: EDWARD E. SMITH, ERNEST R. HILGARD, RICHARD C. ATKINSON AND RITA L. ATKINSON

Description: A good introductory course in general psychology which covers many subject matters in psychology

 

Title: "Jonathan Livingston Seagull," 1970

Author: RICHARD BACH

Description: A bestseller and a book which inspires readers to seek perfection in a world dominated by discriminatory practices and oppressive labels and stereotypes

 

Title: "Living, Loving & Learning," 1982

Author: LEO BUSCAGLIA

Description: A book about living and learning the "essentials" of and for the individual, about love and loving relationships, ... about "I" and "You" and "Us" and being human ... it's about being alive in our world

 

Title: "Loving Each Other," 1984

Author: LEO BUSCAGLIA

Description: A book on human relationships and the challenges involved in establishing and maintaining an intimate, loving relationship with one's family, relatives and friends as well as with the people to whom one is constantly in contact with

 

Title: "Psychology of Learning," 1998

Authors: DELIA A. LIMPINGCO, GERALDIN E. TRIA AND LORETO JAO

Description: A book which gives a simple, "easy to read and understand" presentation of the various theories of learning which, according to the authors of the book, can be tackled even by students or readers without any background in psychology or education

 

Title: "Statistical Concepts," 1965

Authors: JIMMY R. AMOS, FOSTER LLYOD BROWN AND OSCAR G. MINK

Description: A book which provides a deceptively simple yet highly systematic and effective presentation of the fundamental concepts in statistics

 

Title: "Stories for the Heart," 1996

Publisher: MULTNOMAH BOOKS

Compiler: ALICE GRAY

Description: A book which contains over 100 stories and wise sayings that will "encourage and uplift your soul"

 

Title: "The Purpose Driven Life," 2002

Author: RICK WARREN

Description: A bestseller dedicated to the reader whom the author believed to have been moved by God to read the book, and a book which serves as "a guide to a 40-day spiritual journey that will enable you (reader) to discover the answer to life’s most important question: What on earth am I here for?"

 

Title: "The Road less Traveled," 1978/1990

Author: M. SCOTT PECK

Description: A bestselling book which discusses "a new psychology of love, traditional values and spiritual growth"

 

Title: "Theories of Personality," 3rd Edition, 1978

Authors: CALVIN S. HALL AND GARDNER LINDZEY

Description: A book which serves as a good source of existing theories of personalities and "provides a compact yet comprehensive summaries of the major contemporary theories of personality ..."

 

 

STAMPS

 

Title: "1996 U.S. Pocket Stamp Catalogue," 1995

Editor: JAMES E. KLOETZEL

Description: A book (catalog) which gives a "comprehensive picturesque listing" of U.S. stamps issued from 1847 to 1996

 

Title: "1997 Ngo's Catalogue of Philippine Republic Stamps & Postal Stationaries," 1996

Author: NGO TIONG TAK

Description: A book (catalog) which gives comprehensive listings of Philippine stamps issued during the Philippine republic period 1946-1996 and Philippine postal stationeries issued from 1946 to 1994

 

Title: "Stamps: The Beginning Collector," 1992

Author: GARY DUNAIER

Description: A book which serves as a guide to beginners in stamp collecting and provides information on the history of stamps, types of stamps, sources of stamps and related topics

 

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