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Haven Geographies and the Indigenous Prestige Economies of Spanish Colonial Philippines
At the start of Spanish colonization many Philippine islanders chose to flee to the rugged terrain of the mountains and neighboring islands free from the crown’s reach. These rugged landscapes served as havens with minimal, ...
Community Organization and Imperial Expansion in a Rural Landscape: The Mani Peninsula (AD 1000-1821)
How do rural communities respond when empires and states attempt to rule them? This dissertation investigates the complex interactions between rural communities and expanding empires using the Mani Peninsula, Greece, as a ...
Ethnohistorical Archaeology, GIS Analysis, and Satellite Remote Sensing of Five Gold Networks in Luzon
The dissertation provides a “bottom up” view of culturally- contingent, historically- situated engagement by local Northwestern Luzon island gold miners and traders as a local point of entry into an Indian Ocean - South ...