Cultural influences during pre spanish period
This highly centralized governmental system was theocratic. These structures are still found today everywhere across the country and they symbolize the cultural influence of Spain in Filipino life. During these feasts, Spanish culinary specialties like "paella" a dish consisting of a mixture of rice, chicken and shellfish , "arroz valenciana" glutinous rice and chicken cooked in coconut milk , and "lengua" sauteed ox-tongue usually with mushroom sauce became part of the local table fare. The carpenters, masons, craftsmen, and artisans were mainly Filipinos. The Filipino people themselves have internalized them. Many Spanish words found their way into the Tagalog and Visayan languages. The latest compilation on that matter, by Tormo, Leandro. See Rodao, F.
The Moros, in particular, had armor that covered the entire body from the top of the head to the toes. According from information dated inindustrial firms appraised inPesetas and Commercial Firms, appraised inPesetas were found in the Records of the Consulate of Shanghai.
Impact of spanish colonization
On public transportation are plastered posters of Jesus and Mary and religious sayings. Agustinian Recollects were also in China since , in different Catholic mission in Hunan province. They also preffered the french nationality because they received a broader legal protection Ojeda, op. After all, the United States had made a favour in the case of the Philippines and Micronesia, although not in relation to Cuba, the so-called Jewel of the Empire. Pastor de Arrayoz, s. The reduced number of Spanish jesuits in Japan were mixed up with priests from other nationalities, living in the city on Yamaguchi, capital of the prefecture of the same name and in Kojimachi, in Tokyo. Actas del Tercer Congreso de Hispanistas de Asia. Early Filipinos worked in various mines containing gold , silver , copper and iron.
Some notable examples of Filipino jewelry include necklaces, belts, armlets and rings placed around the waist.
The Philippines has a very unique culture formed from various influences, largely from Spain and the United States. Those interests were strongly linked by good personal relationships, ideological affinities and economic links: the religious orders invested a lot of money in the firms of their co-leaders among the Spanish colony.
Besides that, the number of de facto Spaniards, or those who had adopted Filipino citizenship in the six or seven years prior to the Pacific War, was calculated to be around five or six thousands while those of mestizos, cuarterones a quarter of filipino blood and the like who that maintained Spanish tastes, education and customs is calculated to be around Ancient Filipinos were animists who worshipped an array of nature spirits to ensure prosperity and ward off bad luck.
The practice resembled the Chinese methods of artificial incubation of eggs and the knowledge of every phase of a duck's life. But not only China or Japan showed little affinities with Spain, also those territories where the Spanish presence had been sporadic -such as Pohnpei in Micronesia, occupied only at the end of 19th century- felt little affinities.
The perception of this overall spanish cultural identity, furthermore, was less noticed than in other cases since they were deeply assimilated within the society and its structure. Since then, there has not been any new political or religious reason, up to last decade, to deepen the relationship and contacts with East Asia, while the private interests have almost dissapeared in the Philippines, and only recently the Spanish companies are starting to show an interest in Asia, as a needed target in their drive to globalize. However, those interests from Madrid changed in time. Wine was the predominant Spanish export product during the prewar period, being also the only commodity that was sold in quantities that did not fluctuated much. Early Filipinos worked in various mines containing gold , silver , copper and iron. This policy paved the way for the emergence of the present system of politico-territorial organization of villages, towns, and provinces. The reduced number of Spanish jesuits in Japan were mixed up with priests from other nationalities, living in the city on Yamaguchi, capital of the prefecture of the same name and in Kojimachi, in Tokyo. Chances of cristianizing East Asia decreased soon, not only because of the rise of Communism but also because interest on Cristianism in Japan faded away once the American occupation ended. The ties with the Philippines, on the other side, were not so strong and, more than that, it can be said that progressively surged a feeling in the Peninsula of being freed from a heavy burden: there had been no profits from such colonization and dominance in Manila was widely perceived to be the most inefficient and ruled by religious orders. See also Hezel, Francis SJ. The Filipino people were literate before the Spanish ever arrived, but the Spanish added new subjects to their academia such as math, Spanish, and business. The Benedictines established in , thet were also in the process of substituting the Spanish members when the Pacifis War started; they owned San Beda School and assisted in the Santiago and San Jose Hospitals, the first in Arlegui and the other in Balmes. The imposition of the Roman Catholic faith upon the Filipino population permanently influenced the culture and society of the Philippines. The Capuchins had established themselves in the Philippines in and were almost exclusively dedicated to their parish activities, being based in Manila, Tarlac, Pangasinan and Cavite. Even today, most of the Filipino population carries Spanish family names, such as Reyes, dela Cruz, and Santos.
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