The Dasmariñases : early governors of the Spanish Philippines

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Full title: The Dasmariñases : early governors of the Spanish Philippines / by John Newsome Crossley.
Main author: Crossley, John N., (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Severed heads
  • In the shadow of Santiago
  • The right man for the job
  • A warm welcome for the new governor
  • Disputes with Bishop Salazar
  • The background to the expeditions to the Magat Valley
  • The Luis Pérez 1591 expedition to the Magat Valley
  • The other 1591 expeditions to the Magat Valley
  • Later excursions into Northern Luzon
  • The people of the Magat Valley
  • Uneasy dependence: relations with the Chinese
  • The pen and the sword: relations with the Japanese
  • Reporting home and getting no reply
  • The letters of 1591
  • The reports on 1591-2 and 1592-3
  • Treasures in heaven, and upon earth
  • A will but no way: the fateful expedition to Ternate
  • The young governor: Luis Pérez Dasmariñas
  • New ventures and old
  • Falling on hard times
  • Whimpers, and a bang
  • Epilogue. Challenging cultures: the qualities of a good governor.