Tuesday July 29th, 2014, 9:00 pm (EDT)

Renato Constantino

A History of the Philippines

A History of the Philippines

From the Spanish Colonization to the Second World War

Unlike other conventional histories, the unifying thread of A History of the Philippines is the struggle of the peoples themselves against various forms of oppression, from Spanish conquest and colonization to U.S. imperialism. Constantino provides a penetrating analysis of the productive relations and class structure in the Philippines, and how these have shaped—and been shaped by—the role of the Filipino people in the making of their own history.… | more |