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Barrio Houses in Negros Oriental: The Cebuan Filipino Dwelling in Caticugan

Review Author: Francis C. Madigan Philippine Studies vol. 7, no. 3 (1959): 318–320 Copyright © Ateneo de Manila University Philippine Studies is published by the Ateneo de Manila University. Contents may not be copied or sent via email or other means to multiple sites and posted to a listserv without the copyright holder’s written permission. Users may download and print articles for individual, noncommercial use only. However, unless prior permission has been obtained, you may not download an entire issue of a journal, or download multiple copies of articles. Please contact the publisher for any further use of this work at Fri June 30 13:30:20 2008


THE CEBUAN FILIPINO DWELLING I N CATICUGAN: ITS CONSTRUCTION AND CULTURAL ASPECTS. By Donn V. Hart. Cultural Report Series, Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University. 1959. Pp. viii-148. (Multilithed) One is impressed and delighted to find the same precise and careful scholarship exhibited in this fine anthropological study a s in Professor Hart's previous work, Tha Philippine Plaza Complex (Cultural Report Series, Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University, 1955). Professor Hart, formerly a t Yale, now belongs to the faculty of the department of sociology and anthropology of Syracuse University, New York. Caticugan is a barrio of Siaton municipality which is located on the extreme southeastern tip of the island of Negros, west and slightly south of Siquijor Island. I n 1951 (December) 597 persons, distributed into 113 households, lived in Caticugan. The author lived for a year (1951) in Siaton, and later revisited Caticugan for short periods in 1955 and 1957. These visits were made possible by Fulbright research fellowships....
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