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By James F. Eder

For many of the twentieth century, migrant settlers from the Philippines have verified homesteads and new methods of existence on Palawan Island, a one-time wooded area wasteland. at the island's coastal plains and within the hilly inside, settlers have created dynamic and filthy rich groups in accordance with in the community variable combos of agricultural and non-agricultural lifeways. This quantity offers an research of socioeconomic switch in a single Palawan settler group based in the course of the Nineteen Forties. in accordance with certain details on the degrees of group, family and person spanning a 25-year interval (1970-1995), the chapters focus on 3 uncomplicated subject matters: the advance of a post-frontier village economic system; family innovations for survival and prosperity; and person pursuits as they relate to principles approximately social status and private worthy. those topics are attached into an built-in research of switch in the neighborhood throughout time and set in the context of wider alterations in society.

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No. 615; taken from Puerto Princesa. A. No. 5821; taken from Puerto Princesa and Taytay. A. No. 1020. 11 Part of Dumaran in 1918, 1939, and 1948, but includes Dumaran in 1903 and 1960. 12 Created municipality June 17, 1950, under Executive Order No. 560; barrio of Coron in 1948. A. No. 3418; taken from Araceli, Roxas, and Taytay; part of Araceli in 1903 and 1960. A. No. 1596. A. No. 3426; taken from Cuyo. 17 Includes undistributed non-Christian population of 6844 and 151 persons not credited to any municipality.

20 Settlement in 1918; includes non-Christian population of 187. 2 Population Growth in Palawan, 1981–1988 A. Year of Arrival 1981 3,014 1982 2,960 1983 3,345 1984 4,241 1985 4,132 1986 4,709 1987 4,118 1988 Total B. Place of Migrant Origin Negros Occidental 3,209 29,729 Percentage of 1981–1988 Total 15 National Capital Region 12 Masbate 11 Panay C. Number of Migrants 9 Samar 6 Cebu 4 Tawi-tawi 4 Cagayan 3 Albay 3 Others 33 Place of Migrant Destination Percentage of 1981–1988 Total Puerto Princesa 22 Taytay 15 Brooke’s Point 12 Narra 11 San Vicente 8 Quezon 7 Bataraz 6 Aborlan 5 El Nido 5 Balabac 3 Araceli 3 Others 3 Sources: NSO 1988; Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) 1991.

5821; taken from Puerto Princesa and Taytay. A. No. 1020. 11 Part of Dumaran in 1918, 1939, and 1948, but includes Dumaran in 1903 and 1960. 12 Created municipality June 17, 1950, under Executive Order No. 560; barrio of Coron in 1948. A. No. 3418; taken from Araceli, Roxas, and Taytay; part of Araceli in 1903 and 1960. A. No. 1596. A. No. 3426; taken from Cuyo. 17 Includes undistributed non-Christian population of 6844 and 151 persons not credited to any municipality. 18 Settlement in 1918; includes non-Christian population of 277.

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