Sacrifice and Sharing in the Philippine Highlands: Religion and Society Among the Buid of Mindoro

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The Buid are a group of shifting cultivators inhabiting the highlands of Mindoro. They continue to resist incorporation into the economic, political and ideological systems of the lowland Philippines. This study focuses on the relationship between their value system and their history of resistance to the lowland world. Some of the most striking features of this value system are a thorough-going equality between women and men, old and young; a devaluation of dyadic ties of kinship and reciprocity; a high rate of divorce and ...

Sacrifice and Sharing in the Philippine Highlands: Religion and Society Among the Buid of Mindoro 1986, Berg Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780485195590

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Sacrifice and Sharing in the Philippine Highlands: Religion and Society Among the Buid of Mindoro 1986, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845205966

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