Casa Real de Bucay
1st Capital of Abra
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José R. Perdigón
with the help of a research grant from the Spanish Program for Cultural Cooperation

 

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Table of contents
By way of foreword: why this study;
    Acknowledgements;
    Note on manuscripts notation;
    Note on references as hyperlinks
1. Introduction
2. Bucay in 2007
3. 1846: Origins of Abra… and Bucay
4. Bucay: a planned town of the 1840s
5. Fort General Martinez, Casa Real and jail
6. Provincial consolidation effort: the Tajonera expeditions
7. Early provincial economy
8. 1863: The provincial capital is moved to Bangued
Conclusions
Plates
Transcript and digital reproduction of selected manuscripts
Footnotes

Reader's commentary and author's reply

 
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