Iranun & Balangingi
Globalization, Maritime Raiding
& the Birth of Ethnicity

By: James Francis Warren
July 2002
Singapore University Press
ISBN: 9971-69-242-2
607 pages, Illustrated, 6 x 9 "
$59.50 paper original


This book explores the ethnic, cultural & material changes in the transformative history of oceans & seas, commodities & populations, and raiders & refugees in Southeast Asia, with particular reference to the Sulu-Mindanao region. Replete with tables, maps, illustrations and appendices, this thoroughly researched work contains chapters on the Iranun Age, Maguindanao, Sulu, & Iranun Age, the Raids of 1754-1838, the Eastern Archipelago Defended, Settlements & Bases, Expeditions, Crews, Raiding Ships, Blood Upon the Seas & Sand, the Captives, Dispossession, Defeat & Diaspora, Colonialism's Pirates (the Savage Myth, Ethnic Identity & History).

Maritime History
Asian Studies

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