HomeThe Journal of Historyvol. 27 no. 1-2 (1982)

The Effect of American Rule upon the Maranao Muslim Elite

Mamitua D. Saber

Discipline: History



The author delves into the impact of the American colonial presence in the Philippines upon the Muslim Filipinos. Specifically, Saber discusses the influence of American rule upon the elite datu class, leading to the emergence of the legalists or modernists who are open to culture change and new values.