The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 Volume 52; Explorations By Early Navigators, Descriptions Of The Islands And Their Peoples, Their History And Record by James Alexander RobertsonThe Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 Volume 52; Explorations By Early Navigators, Descriptions Of The Islands And Their Peoples, Their History And Record by James Alexander Robertson

The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 Volume 52; Explorations By Early Navigators, Descriptions Of The…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...and orders him to have provincial and other officials watch and report confidentially on all secret organizations (forbidden by the Laws of the Indies, as recited in Royal Order of August 2, 1888) and list all persons of whom "there may be indications enough to believe that they are affiliated," etc. (opening up thus a splendid opportunity for private denunciations). He is to use in this secret work only officials who are Peninsulars, never natives; so also he is to invite cooperation of " the parish-priests who belong to the religious orders." As to punishments, it is preferable to deport the "suspected," fixing their residence in the Moro country or Guam, rather than to exile them, as they would then join the colonies abroad and conduct a propaganda. The project of Marcelo del Pilar for an association called Solidaridad Filipina,1" which came to nothing practical, and the Liga Filipina, organized by Rizal just before his deportation from Manila in July, 1892, though in part modeled after Masonry, are among the things which show that the Filipino propagandists did not confine their efforts to Masonic organization. Our Spanish sources would have it that the Liga Filipina was really separatist in character, and the prosecution deliberately based upon this charge the demand for Rizal's conviction in 1896. It remains unproved, and the statutes of the League as prepared by Rizal188 entirely support his assertion that the design of the League was to foster cooperation among the Filipinos, to "raise the arts and sciences," and develop Filipino commercial and economic interests generally. The organization was a fraternal society, in effect, the aim being to bring Filipinos closer together in a " brotherhood," ...

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Title:The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 Volume 52; Explorations By Early Navigators, Descriptions Of The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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