Of War and Peace: Lantakas & Bells in Search For Foundries in the Philippines
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Part 2 Banting: The Valuation of Time and Memory in Spanish Colonial Philippines. Bagting traces the development of bell culture through more than three centuries of Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines. A context for the introduction of bells in the 16th century is follow by sections on bell production an the role of bells in colonial Philippine life, a history of bell foundries, and a descriptive list of bell casters. The book is profusely illustrated with images taken from the field, evidence of what was once a flourishing industry in the Philippines.