Barangay: Sixteenth-Century Phiippine Culture and Society [William Henry Scott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book presents a. By William Henry Scott by christine_biala in Types > School Work. WILLIAM HENRY SCOTT (), distinguished scholar and leading historian on the Cordilleras and prehispanic Philippines, graduated.

Author: Nikorisar Akinomuro
Country: Congo
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 25 August 2012
Pages: 425
PDF File Size: 9.51 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.62 Mb
ISBN: 114-4-55244-161-1
Downloads: 21401
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Vom

Camote and corn, for example, rice mills and draft animals, were all introduced during a single lifetime. Viands were frequently fried in coconut oil, and both meat and fish were barbecued or smoked as tapa. Part 1 describes Visayan culture in eight chapters on physical appearance, food and farming, trades and commerce, religion, literature and entertainment, natural science, social organization, and warfare.

What did the Spaniards actually say about the Filipino people when they first met them? And the San Buenaventura Tagalog dictionary includes ethnographic data found in none of the accounts — details of technology and industry, commercial contracts and interest rates, head taking and puberty rites, mortuary rituals and sexual mores. But no such edict is known to serious history, though nonhistorians have not infrequently referred to such a restriction.

Barangay: Sixteenth-Century Phiippine Culture and Society by William Henry Scott

These were commercial products imported into the Philippines from Makassar packaged in leaves: Goldwork which remained above ground, however, rapidly disappeared as upper-class families liquidated ancestral property to meet new colonial demands, if not through outright robbery. The Spaniards therefore called Visayan social occasions bacanales, drinkfests. Hadhad was to chop down full-grown trees. Horned cattle—that is, cows—were only introduced late in the century from China and Mexico, with a few bulls brought from Spain to improve the stock.

The documents conserve the native languaging of the native world. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

There are red ones and white. Sturdy fences were constructed all around: Rice was grown everywhere and was the preferred food. Facial tattoos from ear to chin to eye were restricted to the boldest and toughest warriors.

Full text of “Barangay Sixteenth Century Philippine Culture And Society”

In particular, the secluded daughters of ranking datus were said to be as light as European ladies, and so were the slave girls who danced naked to entertain royal visitors.

Sixteenth-Century Philippine Culture and Society. Yet, they remain subjects as well, since it is they who in the first instance hemry the language the missionaries used. Narangay in scottt, Father Alcina said, They rarely used these tunics, or baros; what was common for going out and for working was the bahag only, except for baranfay men who would cover up with these baros against the cold or extreme heat, or the flies and mosquitoes that bit them Alcina a, 1: This dearth in rice supply was later even more characteristic of the Spanish colony because tribute was collected in rice from the very beginning.


In the case of tattooing, for example, Scott examines various aspects of the custom such as who wore tattoos; how, when, and on which parts of the body they were applied; who actually applied them; what were their regional variations; what risks to health they posed.

Barangay: Sixteenth-Century Phiippine Culture and Society

The second movement is thought to have begun some five or six thousand years ago, and to have largely displaced or absorbed the earlier population, though whether it reached the Philippines from the north or south is a question still being debated with some heat.

Where and when can we find a book like this? Architecture The Visayan word for house was balay; whence habalayan was a settle- ment; maghabalay, a man and wife; and minalay meant married. After threshing, it was winnowed, milled with a mortar and pestle, then Winnowed again. Bansil were gold pegs inserted in holes drilled with an awl called ulok, usually in a thumbnail-shaped field that had been filed barnagay the surface of the incisors beforehand.

Thus some had normally arched foreheads but were flat behind, others were flattened at both front and back, and a few were asymmetrical because of uneven pressure. In the case of the rings, one or more were pressed on, like finger rings, behind the pin; but the penis wheels had opposed holes to accommodate heny tugbuk.

Everything is laid out in an orderly fashion, but it’s like reading a dictionary, where the barxngay are arranged by topic rather than alphabetically, definition before the word. Dyestuffs were red sibukaw brazilwood made more nne them to the two loom bars. These 3 locations in Queensland: It should be noted, however, that the word continued to mean the people, not the place.

Datus and their ladies were distinguished by exquisite luray on all four sides called libot, a circuit, such as that which the sun appears to make around the earth, kalibutan.


A ruling datu had wipliam largest house in the community— even iOmetersi long— and it was not only his dwelling, workplace, and storehouse but alsoj served as the byy center for civic and religious affairs, with a kind, of public lounging platform below or in front. Taro and millet were often planted along the edges of the field depending on the type of soil, and weeding was required two or three times during the season dalos, gunit, or hilamon.

Willim was then slowly extended to the desired size by inserting leaves tightly rolled up, springlike, to exert steady gentle pressure outward. They were written by Spaniards, for Spanish purposes such as trading, evangelization, tribute-taking.

Open to the public ; Good dogs were Highly valued, and had to be guarded against poison or witchcraft. Bonga palms were extensively cultivated, often with a buyo vine planted at their base. Lists with This Book. Such jewelry was bbarangay of the bahandi heirloom wealth buried with rank- ; ing datus. Just as important as any domestic variety was the wild yam called korot or kobong, which, when not well cured, was caustic to the wiilliam, intoxicating, or even poisonous.

Books by William Henry Scott.

In the seventeenth century, however, the word islarn came to be used in Visayan for circumcision according to the Muslim rite, and magislam meant to perform the ceremony. All this debris dorok or dopok was gathered into large piles called tapong for burning when dry, though pieces of wood large enough to be useful were dragged off to be saved.

The willliam were placed in a long csott down the middle of the room. Visayans were aware of the changing bby from the appearance of stars, the shifting directio of winds, the flowering of plants, and the songs of birds. Green ears were separated to jj be pounded and toasted as pilipig, and the rest were sunned and stored I unthreshed in field granaries called kurob, or olog if standing on a tree stump, or under the house in tambobong, a kind of huge basket of woven reed mats.