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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 18: “‘Manila Beautiful:’ Urban Hygiene and Colonial Architecture in Age of American Imperialism (1898-1942)”

by Prof. Gerard Lico, University of the Philippines, Diliman Enlightened by rationality of the science of tropical medicine, the American colonial sanitarians in the Philippines saw themselves as benevolent hygienic reformers, bringing the gospel of cleanliness to ignorant Filipinos whose bodies … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 7: “Late 18th to 19th Century Accesorias in Manila: Urban dwelling and shophouse in the midst of socio-economic changes”

By Prof. Lorelei D.C. de Viana, Far Eastern University, Manila This paper will be about the accesoria or the Philippine urban apartment dwelling or shophouse of the late 18th to 19th century Spanish colonial Manila.  Manila’s urban growth from the late 18th … Continue reading

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