Reviving the Reconquista in Southeast Asia: Moros and the Making of the Philippines, 1565–1662

  title={Reviving the Reconquista in Southeast Asia: Moros and the Making of the Philippines, 1565–1662},
  author={Ethan P. Hawkley},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  pages={285 - 310}
  • Ethan P. Hawkley
  • Published 27 April 2015
  • History, Political Science
  • Journal of World History
In medieval times, Christians on the Iberian peninsula fought wars to expel Muslim rulers from Europe. This protracted conflict, known as the Reconquista, was concluded in 1492 when the last of the Muslim rulers surrendered. Less than a hundred years later, in 1565, the Spanish Empire’s conquering impulse had carried it across two oceans into Southeast Asia, where Christian Spaniards, once again, confronted and fought against Islam. Though there are distinct differences between these two… 
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