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CULTURAL LIFE AND INSTITUTIONS While geographically the Philippines
belongs to the East, culturally it is of the West. Its Oriental background still
remains in the barrio with its bamboo and nipa (palm thatch) dwellings, its close-
knit family ...
Philippine The scope of collaboration was much wider than this Republic" group,
however. Over half of the Commonwealth Senate under the and more than one-
third of the House served at one time Japanese in the Japanese-sponsored ...
gence of new leadership in the military, under the then secretary of defense
Ramon Magsaysay, and prior to certain steps toward social justice, the rebellion
had been on the verge of catching fire around the Philippines. But for more than a
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