History Of Japanese Culture In The Philippines

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The Philippines The culture of the Philippines has been influenced by three countries for the reason that it was colonized by Spain, the United States of America, and occupied by Japan. This has resulted to the diverse culture of the Philippines. "Sikolohiyang Pilipino (Filipino psychology): A legacy of Virgilio Enriquez" by Rogelio Pe-Pua and Elizabeth Protacio-Marcelino explains the Filipino characteristics and thought through the perspective of a native Filipino based on the Filipino culture.

Roger Davies and Osamu Ikeno’s book “The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture” is a compilation of essays made by Japanese students from Ehime University in Matsuyama, Japan that tackles the Japanese culture and issues in a more informative, straightforward, and understandable way. The researcher used the book as a guide in understanding the Japanese culture, especially the family system, relationship of Japanese men and women, and Ryosai Kenbo or the concept of “Good Wife, Wise Mother”. The findings in the book are basic information that are important in understanding intermarriages between Japanese men and Filipino women. In reference to the book, the Japanese society was, at first, a matrilineal society and then changed into the system of ie where it is ruled by a patriarchal head.
Hall and Beardsley (1965) described ie as "a patrilineage, a network of households related through their respective heads, comprising main houses, branch houses, and the

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