Peasants, Merchants, & Politicians in Tobacco Production: Philippine Social Relations in a Global Economy

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Ateneo University Press, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 233 pages
Based on intensive fieldwork among the different social groups in the Ilocos region, this book offers an insight into the Ilokano social ensemble following the process of tobacco production from seed to threshed leaves.
 

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Contents

Ilokano Tobacco Society
1
A Land and Technology
41
O Ethnic Integration and Distinction among Peasants
70
PeasantsAgricultural Resources and Relationships
105
O Tobacco Merchants
127
O Political Representatives and Bureaucrats
169
Tobacco Society in the Ilocos and Beyond
199
Glossary
218
Index
226
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