Hobs on History

Summaries, reviews, arguments

About

Nicholas Chow Sy, PhD Student, University of the Philippines Diliman. Below are my own previous publications 🙂

2020. Spanish Manila’s seventeenth century media anata: A quantitative dataset for global histories from below. https://toynbeeprize.org/

2019. Did municipal elites intermarry? A case study of marriage practices among the political elites of San Pablo, Laguna, 1853–1854. In Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints 67(2): 151–80.

2018. John Taylor’s Philippine insurrection against the United States: A preliminary digital interrogation of the archivist. In Philippine Social Sciences Review 70(1): 52–74.

2017. co-authored with Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr. Horacio de la Costa, foreign missionaries, and the quest for Filipinization: The church in the age of decolonization. In Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints 65(3): 267–314.

2016. San Pablo’s history of wine and oil: Four narratives taken from archival manuscripts. In History of San Pablo: Reviewed, Rewritten, and Retold, ed. Francis Gealogo, 17-39. Manila: CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions.

2016. Responsibility and relevance: Why are Rizal, Mabini, and Bonifacio still relevant to today? In A Sense of Nation. Manila: National Historical Commission. 

2014. Beyond Golan: Filipino global soldiers in the eyes of history Rappler (Nation), 9 Sept. http://www.rappler.com/nation/68556-filipino-global-soldiers-history

2012. St. Pedro Calungsod: Young man in active duty. Philippine Daily Inquirer (Headlines, Nation), 28 Oct.: A1, A8. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/296856/st-calungsod-saintly-arm-could-be-dangerous

See also:

Demons described, demons discredited: How the 17th century Jesuit missionaries to the Marianas addressed indigenous beliefs, at the 2013 2nd Marianas History Conference, University of Guam.  http://issuu.com/guampedia/docs/mhc_history_bookpft

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