Politics, property and law in the Philippine uplands (eBook, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Politics, property and law in the Philippine uplands

Politics, property and law in the Philippine uplands

Author: Melanie Wiber
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfred Laurier University Press, ©1993.
Series: desLibris., Books collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Ibaloi village of Kabayan Poblacion combines a subsistence agricultural economy with a market economy that has grown up as a result of subsequent waves of colonization. The Spanish arrived in the sixteenth century, following the trail of gold and slave-bearing Chinese trade junks, and were followed in 1898 by the Americans. The Ibaloi, who were gold miners and traders, cattle barons and vegetable producers, have  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wiber, Melanie, 1954-
Politics, property and law in the Philippine uplands.
Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfred Laurier University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 94168604
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Wiber
ISBN: 9780889205437 0889205434 1282233297 9781282233294 9786613811035 6613811033
OCLC Number: 614475400
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 164 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Setting the Stage --
2. "Primitive" Property Systems: Theoretical Issues --
3. From Gold to the Cross: Historical Transformations, 1591-1930 --
4. The Ethnographic Quartet --
5. Property Dispute: A Study of Consequences in Legal Pluralism --
6. Modern Property Relations --
7. Getting Things Straight: Demystifying Property Relations --
8. Conclusions.
Series Title: desLibris., Books collection.
Responsibility: Melanie G. Wiber.
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Examines the Ibaloi property system and demonstrates that the changes which have taken place since the Spanish arrival were complex and had numerous directions and relationships, many of them steered  Read more...


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