Pampangans

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Pampangans

 

an ethnic group of the Philippines. They number about 1 million (1970, estimate). They live in the west of the island of Luzon and speak a language of the Indonesian group of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. Their religion is Catholicism. Their chief occupation is land cultivation and the processing of agricultural crops.

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The provincial government named Larkin, now 81 and living in New York, as outstanding honorary Kapampangan for his book 'The Pampangans: Colonial society in a Philippine province.'
1-14; John Larkin, The Pampangans: Colonial society
production in Pampanga during this period (see Larkin, The Pampangans,
reportedly owned 3,348 ha (Larkin, The Pampangans, pp.
Men were recruited from as far away as Albay in the Bicol region and even Panay in the Visayas though the majority of workers were Tagalogs, Pangasinans, Pampangans, Igorots and increasingly Ilocanos.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Pampangans cheered when Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, a presidential aspirant, promised on Friday that if elected he would release former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from detention.
In the Malay-Indonesian archipelago the black Portuguese included the Portuguese mestico (offspring of a Portuguese father with indigenous mother), many of the Mardijkers (freed slaves of mainly Indian origins who had become Christian), the Pampangans (Philippine mercenaries who had once served under the Spaniards) and native Christians.
(117) John Larkin, The Pampangans: Colonial society in a Philippine province (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972); Norman G.
For Pampanga, by contrast, Kerkvliet stresses the importance of a railroad connection with Manila as a cause of overrepresentation of Pampangans in the urban cigar industry.
It is an attempt to produce a social history of Mindoro in the same genre as John Larkin's important work, The Pampangans. Colonial Society in a Philippine Province (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972).
book launching of Juan Crisostomo Soto and the Pampangan Drama by Juan S.