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EXERCISE 2.1.4Assessing the Importance of the Primary Sources in Understanding the Grand Narrative of Philippine HistoryINSTRUCTIONS: Give three (3) reasons why Plasencia’s Customs of theTagalogs is important to the grand narrative of Philippine history.1.The work of Juan de Plasencia, specifically Relacion de las Costumbres de LosTagalogs, or also known as Customs of the Tagalogs, was considered as asignificant aspect in the Philippine history since it contains an immenseinformation regarding the political and socio-cultural aspect within theTagalog area. In fact, his work is considered as a primary source, which alsoproved that Filipinos are already civilized even before the Spanishcolonization, as for his experiences and observations.2.Although the original work was a product of observations and judgments, thiswork of Plasencia was still able to give knowledge about the culture of the
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  • Fall '18
  • Neil Yuzon
  • Emilio Aguinaldo, filipino language, Tagalogs

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