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Includes bibliographical references and index. Philippine Islands—History— Constantino, Letizia R. C57 The Task at Hand. Motivators of History. The Inarticulate in History. Redressing the Imbalance.
Limitations and a Beginning. Rediscovering the Past. The Unifying Thread. The Motive Force. Unity in Feudal Shell. The Moorish Conquest. The Catholic Monarchs. The New Tastss of Europe. Primitive Accumulation. Conquest as Business.
Kings and Popes. The Patronato Real. The Religious Garb. Friars vs. The Great Debate. Resolution of the Conflict. The Elections. Conquest Legitimized. Aborting Historical Trend.
Pre-Spanish Settlements. Subsistence Economies. Transitional Societies. Administrators not Rulers. The Dependent Population. Slavery—A Misnomer.
Insights from Other Experiences. Concepts of Property. Disintegration of Communalism. The Resultant Social System. Origins of the Encomienda.
Taming the Encomiendas. Philippine Encomienda not a Land Grant. Abuses of the Encomenderos. Administrative Agencies. Encomienda and Hacienda. Instruments of Pacification. The Tribute. Forced Labor. The Bandala. Divide and Rule.
The Intermediaries. Economic Neglect. Moves for Abandonment. The Compromise. Plural Economies. The Chinese Role. Population Centers. Acceleration of Stratification. Colonial Intermediaries. Third Prop of Power.
Appropriation of Communal Holdings. Clerical Ascendancy. Mission Rivalries. Property Acquisitions. Mode of Acquisition. From Partners to Landlords. Outright Landgrabbing. Pattern of Land Tenancy. Seeds of Discontent. Friar Abuses.
Side-lines and other Abuses. Economic Power. Commercial Activities. Political Power. Union of Church and State. Friar Supremacy.
Official Complaints. Gubernatorial Casualties. Competing Exploiters and Oppressors. Conflict Over Land Titles. From Individual to Common Grievance. Transformation in Consciousness. From Accessory to Principal Apparatus.
Early Resentments. Early Resistance. Winning the Chiefs. Economic Roots of Nativism. Bankaw and Tapar. Labor Conscription. Tricky Dabao. Opportunies for the Chiefs. New Stage in Native Resistance. Change of Heart. The Non-revolt. Middlemen of Power. Pampango Collaboration. Malong—New Ambitions. Mass Participation. Religion and Rebellion. A Taste for Titles. The Longest Revolt.
The Philippines : a past revisited
He wrote editorial columns criticizing President Manuel Quezon , which earned the attention of the President by responding to the article in one of his speeches. When the Second World War erupted, Constantino fought in Bataan and was a member of an intelligence team spying on the Japanese. He also worked as a journalist during the war. At the conclusion of the war, Constantino joined the Philippine Mission to the United Nations from to as its Executive Secretary. He worked as a counselor for the Department of Foreign Affairs from to
The Philippines: A Past Revisited
The Philippines: A Past Revisited by Renato Constantino