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Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan By Paul Kekai Manansala
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"Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan" examines how the seafaring trading people known as the "Nusantao" from Insular Southeast Asia influenced world history. This is a... More > "blook," a book based on a weblog (blog). The decision to publish the book came after requests to make the information in the blog available in an easier-to-read and more portable format. The advantage of the printed work is that the blog entries are arranged in easy-to-manage chronological order with out the need for the clicking through the blog archives. The glossary entries are also in alphabetical order for easy look-up, and a word index and table of contents further increase the readiblity of the blog/book. Important supplementary articles have also been included in the appendices. A must-read for those who think there is more to history than what we find in "mainstream" publications.< Less
Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan By Paul Kekai Manansala
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"Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan" examines how the seafaring trading people known as the "Nusantao" from Insular Southeast Asia influenced world history. This is a... More > "blook," a book based on a weblog (blog). The decision to publish the book came after requests to make the information in the blog available in an easier-to-read and more portable format. The advantage of the printed work is that the blog entries are arranged in easy-to-manage chronological order with out the need for the clicking through the blog archives. The glossary entries are also in alphabetical order for easy look-up, and a word index and table of contents further increase the readiblity of the blog/book. Important supplementary articles have also been included in the appendices. A must-read for those who think there is more to history than what we find in "mainstream" publications.< Less
Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan By Paul Kekai Manansala
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"Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan" examines how the seafaring trading people known as the "Nusantao" from Insular Southeast Asia influenced world history. This is a... More > "blook," a book based on a weblog (blog). The decision to publish the book came after requests to make the information in the blog available in an easier-to-read and more portable format. The advantage of the printed work is that the blog entries are arranged in easy-to-manage chronological order with out the need for the clicking through the blog archives. The glossary entries are also in alphabetical order for easy look-up, and a word index and table of contents further increase the readiblity of the blog/book. Important supplementary articles have also been included in the appendices. A must-read for those who think there is more to history than what we find in "mainstream" publications.< Less
Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan By Paul Kekai Manansala
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"Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan" examines how the seafaring trading people known as the "Nusantao" from Insular Southeast Asia influenced world history. This is a... More > "blook," a book based on a weblog (blog). The decision to publish the book came after requests to make the information in the blog available in an easier-to-read and more portable format. The advantage of the printed work is that the blog entries are arranged in easy-to-manage chronological order with out the need for the clicking through the blog archives. The glossary entries are also in alphabetical order for easy look-up, and a word index and table of contents further increase the readiblity of the blog/book. Important supplementary articles have also been included in the appendices. A must-read for those who think there is more to history than what we find in "mainstream" publications.< Less
Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan: The Golden Age (Vol. III) By Paul Kekai Manansala
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Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan: The Golden Age (Vol. III) is a continuation of a series of books based on the blog Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan by Paul Kekai Manansala. The books delve... More > into the historical and archaeological mysteries of the Nusantao Trade and Communication Network (as proposed by the late Wilhelm Solheim) and, particularly, in its involvement in the ancient Spice Trade.< Less
Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan: Pun and Sepu (Vol. IV) By Paul Kekai Manansala
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Continuation of the multi-volume set Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan by Paul Kekai Manansala. This is the fourth and last volume of the series based on the online blog of the same name.
Tagalog Borrowings and Cognates By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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Tagalog, spoken in Manila and the surrounding provinces, Luzon, Philippines, is a major language of the western branch of the Austronesian family. The bulk of this book is devoted to parallel words... More > also found in Malay, a member of the same branch. These words are either cognates descending from Proto-Austronesian or borrowings from the same foreign languages. Other cognates were found in Javanese, Malagasy, Tahitian and even Siamese. The last third of the book deals with Sanskrit, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and English loanwords.< Less
Malagasy Grammar By Matthew Winterton
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A new basic, elementary Malagasy grammar book, perfect for beginning and intermediate speakers.
FILIPINIANA BIBLIOGRAPHY 2013 By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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This bibliography enumerates all the printed documents in my collection on the Philippines in general and the Tagalog language in particular. There are also books on related subjects such as... More > Austronesian languages or the history and ethnography of South-East Asia. All the texts dealing with a given subject may be retrieved through the index.< Less
Koxinga of Taiwan By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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This is a modest digest of what should be known about the life and deeds of Koxinga (Zhèng Chénggōng), the Ming military mandarin who founded Chinese Taiwan, and belonged to a... More > family of international traders commanding a vast fortune and a fleet of merchantmen. Sometimes, instead of smoothly following its predictable course, history swerves to another direction because of an unexpected event. When Ming China was invaded by the Manchus, instead of collaborating to make even more profits, Koxinga launched a resistance movement. Yet, his fate was apparently sealed for hadn’t he been compelled by tradition to celebrate his birthday during the siege of Nanking, he would not have been defeated by the Manchus the morning after. If he had not died suddenly the year he ordered the Spaniards of Manila to pay him a tribute as to their sovereign, the Philippines would now be an overseas Chinese territory like Taiwan.< Less