THE MODERN PERIOD, 1789-1914 - THE PACIFIC REGION, c. 800-1914 - THE PHILIPPINES, 1800-1913
- Air raid on Cavite. Whitman, John W. // Aviation History;Sep98, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p46
Presents a detailed documentation of the events that took place on December 10, 1941 when the Japanese launched an air raid on Cavite, Philippines. Impact of the attack on the American troops based in Cavite; Counterattack launched by the American troops; Impact of the war on Cavite.
- Perceived Discrimination in Ancestral Homeland Filipino Nikkeijins and the Dynamics of Migrant Resistance. Vilog, Ron Bridget // Asia-Pacific Social Science Review;Dec2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p33
The Immigration Control Act of 1990 formally allowed the nikkeijins or descendants of Japanese nationals who were born in foreign countries to enter Japan and work without restriction. Following the rapid migration of Latin American nikkeis, thousands of Filipino nikkeijins had taken advantage...
- An African American Soldier in the Philippine Revolution: An Homage to David Fagen. San Juan, Jr., E. // Cultural Logic: An Electronic Journal of Marxist Theory & Practi;2009, Vol. 12, p1
The article focuses on David Fagen, an African American soldier in the Philippine revolution from 1899-1913. Fagen was one among 15-30 deserters from the 4 regiment of Buffalo Soldiers dispatched to the Philippines in July and August 1899. He joined the revolutionary army of General Emilio...
- "Skid Row": Filipinos, Race and the Social Construction of Space in San Diego. Guevarra Jr., Rudy P. // Journal of San Diego History;Winter2008, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p26
The article offers information on Filipinos and the social construction of space in San Diego, California in the early 20th century. It states that, like other ethnic and racial minority groups, Filipinos in San Diego experienced confinement in their use of space, as racial discrimination...
- Philippine Independence Act of 1934. // Philippine Independence Act of 1934;2009, p1
Presents the text of the Philippine Independence Act of 1934. Convention to frame a constitution for the Philippine islands; Allegiance owed to the United States by the citizens of the Philippines; Legislative power of the Philippines; Other statutes.
- Peripheral Pockets of Paradise: Perceptions of Health and Geography in Early Twentieth-Century Manila and its Environs. PANTE, MICHAEL D. // Philippine Studies;Jun2011, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p187
By constantly blaming Manila's low-lying topography and tropical climate, the "health-conscious" American colonial state revealed the significance that geography played in its perception of health. At the same time, this peculiar perception also revealed a flipside. As this article argues, the...
- Empires of the Senses: How Seeing, Hearing, Smelling, Tasting, and Touching Shaped Imperial Encounters. Rotter, Andrew J. // Diplomatic History;Jan2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p3
The essay explores historical imperial accounts involving the five senses written by both Americans and Europeans traveling in colonial possessions, focusing particularly on British accounts of India from 1857 to 1947 and American narratives of the Philippines from 1898 to 1946. Some of the...
- Editor's Introduction. Aguilar Jr., Filomeno V. // Philippine Studies: Historical & Ethnographic Viewpoints;2012, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p427
An introduction is presented which discusses articles within the issue on topics including a procession ritual in Catanduanes, Philippines, migration from the Philippines and the use of horse-drawn carriages in Manila, Philippines during the 1930s.
- An American Proconsul. // America;8/20/1927, Vol. 37 Issue 19, p439
The article focuses on General Leonard Wood, the first American proconsul. According to the article, Wood achieved his greatest usefulness to his country when he was appointed civil governor of Cuba and in his tenure in the Philippines. In Cuba he achieved the impossible by winning the...