Shamanism, Catholicism and Gender Relations in Colonial Philippines, 1521-1685. By Carolyn Brewer This book is one in a series called: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World Amazon.com Product Details: * Hardcover: 240 pages * Publisher: Ashgate Publishing...

From Baylan to Babaylan: Carolyn Brewer did a lot of her research by reading Spanish chronicle documents. She believes that the term “babaylan” has been “appropriated” by Philippine women. This could have coincided with the women’s...

Book Recommendations from Oona Paredes. These ones focus on women. They are by foreigners, which is not to say there isn’t any good stuff by Filipinos. But these guys are able to see things from a wider perspective, because it’s not so intimately personal...