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Author Wiber, Melanie, 1954-
Title Politics, Property and Law in the Philippine Uplands.
Imprint Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006.

Subject Ibaloi (Philippine people)
Property (Ibaloi law)
Description 1 online resource (187 pages)
Summary 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 since then come to be known as an Hispanicized uplands people, acculturated to Western ways and struggling to come to grips with new economic realities. This book examines the I.
Contents Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface; ONE: Setting the Stage; TWO: "Primitive" Property Systems: Theoretical Issues; THREE: From Gold to the Cross: Historical Transformations, 1591-1930; FOUR: The Ethnographic Quartet; FIVE: Property Dispute: A Study of Consequences in Legal Pluralism; SIX: Modern Property Relations; SEVEN: Getting Things Straight: Demystifying Property Relations; EIGHT: Conclusions; Glossary; References; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780889205437 (electronic bk.)
0889205434 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 753479619
Additional Format Print version: Wiber, Melanie G. Politics, Property and Law in the Philippine Uplands. Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2006 9780889202221