Cebuano Sorcery; Malign Magic in the Philippines

Author: Richard Q. Lieban,Richard Warren Lieban

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520034204

Category: Cebuano (Philippine people)

Page: 163

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Author discusses the practice and medical implications of the the practice of sorcery in the Philippine islands of Cebu and Negros.

Cebuano sorcery

Author: N.A

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: Cebuano (Philippine people)

Page: 163

View: 9750


Witches, Sluts, Feminists

Conjuring the Sex Positive

Author: Kristen J. Sollée

Publisher: Threel Media

ISBN: 9780996485272

Category: HISTORY

Page: 176

View: 8707


Exposing how "witch" and "slut" are used to police female sexuality, the author rehabilitates these sex positive archetypes.

Visayan Life

Author: Iwao Ushijima,Cynthia Neri Zayas

Publisher: Cssp Publications Colleg


Category: Fishers

Page: 297

View: 4665


The Sultan and the Mermaid Queen

Surprising Asian People, Places and Things that Go Bump in the Night

Author: Paul Spencer Sochaczewski

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet

ISBN: 9814217743

Category: Fiction

Page: 371

View: 3338


The Sultan and the Mermaid Queen is a collection of essays and articles which describe rarely written-about Asian people, places and events.

Cultures of Disaster

Society and Natural Hazard in the Philippines

Author: Greg Bankoff

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135785902

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 9128


In this fascinating and comprehensive study, Greg Bankoff traces the history of natural hazards in the Philippines from the records kept by the Spanish colonisers to the 'Calamitous Nineties', and assesses the effectiveness of the relief mechanisms that have evolved to cope with these occurrences. He also examines the correlation between this history of natural disasters and the social hierarchy within Filipino society. The constant threat of disaster has been integrated into the schema of daily life to such an extent that a 'culture of disaster' has been formed.

Bloodsucking Witchcraft

An Epistemological Study of Anthropomorphic Supernaturalism in Rural Tlaxcala

Author: Hugo G. Nutini

Publisher: University of Arizona Press

ISBN: 9780816511976

Category: Social Science

Page: 476

View: 3066


In the rural areas of south-central Mexico, there are believed to be witches who transform themselves into animals in order to suck the blood from the necks of sleeping infants. This book analyzes beliefs held by the great majority of the population of rural Tlaxcala a generation ago and chronicles its drastic transformation since then. "The most comprehensive statement on this centrally important ethnographic phenomenon in the last forty years. It bears ready comparison with the two great classics, Evans-Pritchard's Witchcraft Among the Azande and Clyde Kluckhohn's Navaho Witchcraft."ÑHenry H. Selby

Concise English Tagalog Dictionary

Author: Jose Villa Panganiban

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462911285

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 196

View: 8367


This is a convenient and travel–sized English to Tagalog Dictionary Over ten million Filipinos speak Tagalog, the official language of the Philippines. This dictionary addresses the growing need for a concise, reliable, and inexpensive English–Tagalog dictionary. It is ideal for teachers, students, businesspeople, travelers, and others who are interested in studying Tagalog. The key to understanding the Tagalog language is a thorough familiarity with the stresses, glottal vowels, and basic vocabulary of the language, all of which are treated in this book. Pronunciation guidelines were determined by the Institute of National Language, which based its preference on standard Manila dialect. Used in conjunction with Tagalog for Beginners or Elementary Tagalog, also published by Tuttle Publishing, this dictionary is an indispensable tool to those learning Tagalog or traveling to the Philippines. Over 6,000 practical entries. Perfect for learning everyday vocabulary. Uses pronunciation guidelines from the Institute of National Language in the Philippines. Ideal for teachers, students and travelers.

Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Author: Linda A. Newson

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 0824832728

Category: History

Page: 420

View: 3734


Illuminating the demographic history of the Spanish Philippines in the 16th and 17th centuries, this book demonstrates that the Filipino population suffered a significant decline in the early colonial period.