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 The Yankee Mohammedan

Umar F. Abd‐Allah

in A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents an introduction to the life of Alexander Russell Webb (1846-1916), who adopted Islam as a private faith and personal fulfillment of his identity as an American. He is considered ... More


Introduction

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter proposes counterpoint as a metaphor for the historical critique of colonial musical cultures in the early modern world. It explains how Edward W. Said's technique of “contrapuntal ... More


Cathedrals, Convents, Churches, and Chapels

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents institutional histories of ecclesiastical music in Manila. It traces the development of vocal and instrumental music in the cathedral, and examines the foundation of the Colegio ... More


Regulations, Reforms, and Controversies

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines six areas of musical performance that were governed or influenced by ecclesiastical decrees or governmental legislation: Asian musics, vernacular‐language vocal music in sacred ... More


Come What May: Bahala Na

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In Metropolitan Manila, environmental health is the next frontier of environmentalism. In this sprawling urban area in the 1990s, the growing population — including migrants from ecologically ... More


Back to Manila and Home

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

In May 1901, orders came for the battery to return to Manila. Afterwards, an order came for the battery to return to San Francisco on the Pak Ling, a fast tea ship, as a guard for some hundred ... More


Laying the Foundations

R. Po‐chia Hsia

in A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter examines in the first part the success of Ricci in Beijing and those of other Jesuit missions in China. Through Ricci's Chinese writings and prestigious western books, such as the ... More


Petals for the Public

Deirdre de la Cruz

in Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter Four views the Lipa miracles from outside of the cloister through an examination of what made them a public phenomenon—specifically, showers of rose petals that appeared on several occasions ... More


The Decline of British Diplomacy, 1765–1768

H. M. Scott

in British Foreign Policy in the Age of the American Revolution

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201953
eISBN:
9780191675096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201953.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The management of foreign affairs across the Grenville Ministry proved to be better than that carried out by its political successors, as foreign affairs weakened and was further shaken by the ... More


Universal Dissatisfaction

P. Kevin MacKeown

in Early China Coast Meteorology: The Role of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028856
eISBN:
9789882206878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028856.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the dissatisfaction that was made manifest with the Hong Kong Observatory in 1887, particularly in matters related to meteorology. The criticisms were centered on director ... More


Global and Religious: Urban Aspirations and the Governance of Religions in Metro Manila

Jayeel Serrano |Cornelio

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores urban aspirations and the governance of religions in Metro Manila, the Philippines. The management of religions is not a central role for the agencies governing Metro Manila, ... More


The Trade Networks of Japanese Porcelain in the Asia-Pacific Region

Takenori Nogami

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054766
eISBN:
9780813053493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054766.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Manila-Acapulco galleon trade route was established after the Spanish founded Manila City in 1571. Many Asian goods, such as silks and spices, were exported by the Spanish galleons. Many New ... More


Alternative Perspectives/Alternative Cinemas:: Modern Films and the Hong Kong Experimental Scene

Roger Garcia, John Woo, and Jessica Hagedorn

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The international scope of Hong Kong's alternative cinema scene comes into sharp focus in this conversation with Roger Garcia, John Woo, and award-winning novelist, playwright, and screenwriter ... More


The Little Brown Brother

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Early in 1899, the Philippine insurrection became serious, and Reilly's Battery was ordered from Fort Hamilton to Manila. Captain H. J. Reilly requested Charles' assignment to the battery. Charles ... More


The Land of the Dragon

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1900, the uprising that broke out in China to expel all foreign devils startled the world. International naval contingents in the region were reinforced by troops from several nations. The United ... More


The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Marco Z. Garrido

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The title of the book, The Patchwork City, refers to the fragmentation of Manila into a “patchwork” of classed spaces, particularly slums and upper- and middle-class enclaves. The book is not just ... More


Regulatory Mobilization and Service Delivery at the Edge of the Regulatory State

Nai Rui Chng

in The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

More than a decade into the privatization of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) in Metro Manila, access to water remains a problem for the urban poor in the Philippine capital. ... More


Concrete Jungle or Geocultural Cipher? Reading Lineage into the Perils and Prospects of Metro Manila

José Edgardo A. Gomez

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

With a daytime population breaching the 12 million mark, Metropolitan Manila, capital region of the Philippines, presents itself as a sketch of urban anarchy to the casual observer. Despite ... More


Little Manila: The Other Central of Hong Kong

Daisy Tam

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Central district in Hong Kong is a scene of wealth and prosperity, a glamorous picture of the vivacious city and those who live within it. Against this overwhelming cityscape, a striking ... More


Tax Dodgers and Smugglers

Kris Lane

in Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the rising Asian demand for Colombian emeralds coincided with the decline of the Spanish Habsburgs. The rebellion of Portugal in 1640 and final capitulation in the ... More


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