Arenas of Conspiracy and Rebellion in the Late Nineteenth Century Philippines

Paperback: $30.00
ISBN-13: 9789715506632
Published: October 2014

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198 pages
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  • About the Book
  • This book explores various aspects of late nineteenth-century Philippine society in an effort to locate the major “arenas of conspiracy and rebellion,” especially in the 1890s. While the analytical focus is on the 1898 anti-Spanish rebellion in Cebu City, the study is intended to draw attention to these changes and developments as they impacted the entire archipelago and, in particular, to provide a socio-political framework to better understand the membership of the Katipunan (1892–1896). The emphasis of the analysis is on two categories of Philippine society during this time period: empleados (especially escribientes of colonial and business offices) and principales (municipal elites or officeholders).

  • About the Author(s)
    • Michael Cullinane, Author