Swish of the Kris  the Story of the Moros  Authorized and Enhanced Edition

Swish of the Kris the Story of the Moros Authorized and Enhanced Edition


  • Author : Vic Hurley
  • Publisher : Cerberus Books
  • Release Date : 2010-10-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780615382425


Swish of the Kris the Story of the Moros Authorized and Enhanced Edition Book Description :

THIS NEWLY ENHANCED EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S 1936 BOOK IS PARTICULARLY RELEVANT TO THE ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF THE CURRENT MORO (ISLAMIC FILIPINO) POLITICAL AND BRUTALLY SAVAGE EVENTS IN THE SOUTHERN ISLANDS, INCLUDING ABU SAYYAF AND THE HISTORICAL CONNECTION TO BOTH TRADIONAL AND RADICAL ISLAM. It now contains photographs and maps from the author's private collection never before available; a new introduction setting out the author's history and connection to the Philippines; and a new comprehensive index to this history of the Moros' 500 year struggle to maintain their culture and their tradional homeland. LEGENDARY WARRIORS: THE ISLAMIC MOROS OF THE PHILIPPINES HAVE NEVER BEEN CONQUERED. To reach a real understanding of the forces of history that m...

Red Epaulets

Red Epaulets


  • Author : Vic Hurley
  • Publisher : Cerberus Books
  • Release Date : 2012-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0983475601


Red Epaulets Book Description :

Red Epaulets (2013) contains three first-person narratives by young Philippine Constabulary officers (1911, 1913) describing the Philippine Moro culture of the time and the efforts of the Constabulary to bring law and order to the jungles of the southern Philippine islands, shortly after the Spanish-American War. It also contains an essay by Vic Hurley describing the role and later history of non-native Philippine Constabulary officers and a new Introduction - a personal memoir by his niece - recounting her discovery of the works of her uncle the author, adventurer and historian, Vic Hurley, and her impressions of him as she grew up.. This compilation supplements the author's recently re-published Philippine books: Swish of the Kris, the Story of the...

Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth  Legend and Folklore
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Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth Legend and Folklore


  • Author : Theresa Bane
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-05-22
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476622682


Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth Legend and Folklore Book Description :

“Here there be dragons”—this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2,200 monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side. Entries describe the appearance, behavior, and cultural origin of mythic creatures well-known and obscure, collected from traditions around the world....

Swish of the Kris

Swish of the Kris


  • Author : Vic Hurley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9745241156


Swish of the Kris Book Description :

An early, first-hand account of the Moros, the fierce Islamic warriors of the islands of Mindanao, Sulu, Jolo and other territories in the southern Philippines....

Encyclopedia of Giants and Humanoids in Myth  Legend and Folklore

Encyclopedia of Giants and Humanoids in Myth Legend and Folklore


  • Author : Theresa Bane
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-05-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476623382


Encyclopedia of Giants and Humanoids in Myth Legend and Folklore Book Description :

Every culture has in its folklore and mythology beings of immense size and strength, as well as other preternatural humanoids great or small who walk among us, serving the divine or fulfilling their own agendas. This book catalogs the lore and legends of more than 1,000 different humanoid species and individual beings, including the Titans, Valkyries, Jotnar, yōkai, biblical giants, elves, ogres, trolls and many more....

Moroland  1899 1906

Moroland 1899 1906


  • Author : Robert A. Fulton
  • Publisher : Robert Fulton
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015076196891


Moroland 1899 1906 Book Description :

As a result of an unanticipated outcome of the Spanish-American War of 1898 and arrival of the United States as a world power, the United States had the task of "civilizing" the Moros of the southern Philippine Islands. This book chronicles the nation's first experience in occupying, ruling, and attempting to transform a traditional Islamic society and place it on an uncertain path towards democracy....

Arrows Against Steel

Arrows Against Steel


  • Author : Vic Hurley
  • Publisher : Cerberus Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780983475613


Arrows Against Steel Book Description :

Originally published: New York: Mason/Charter, 1975....

Muslim Rulers and Rebels

Muslim Rulers and Rebels


  • Author : Thomas M. McKenna
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1998-08-10
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520919645


Muslim Rulers and Rebels Book Description :

In this first ground-level account of the Muslim separatist rebellion in the Philippines, Thomas McKenna challenges prevailing anthropological analyses of nationalism as well as their underlying assumptions about the interplay of culture and power. He examines Muslim separatism against a background of more than four hundred years of political relations among indigenous Muslim rulers, their subjects, and external powers seeking the subjugation of Philippine Muslims. He also explores the motivations of the ordinary men and women who fight in armed separatist struggles and investigates the formation of nationalist identities. A skillful meld of historical detail and ethnographic research, Muslim Rulers and Rebels makes a compelling contribution to the s...

The Word Rhythm Dictionary

The Word Rhythm Dictionary


  • Author : Timothy Polashek
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-18
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780810884175


The Word Rhythm Dictionary Book Description :

This new kind of dictionary reflects the use of “rhythm rhymes” by rappers, poets, and songwriters of today. Users can look up words to find collections of words that have the same rhythm as the original and are useable in ways that are familiar to us in everything from vers libre poetry to the lyrics and music of Bob Dylan and hip hop groups....

Moroland

Moroland


  • Author : Robert A. Fulton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Mindanao Island (Philippines)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:656284941


Moroland Book Description :

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