Brains of the Nation: Pedro Paterno, T.H. Pardo de Tavera, Isabelo de Los Reyes, and the Production of Modern Knowledge

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Ateneo University Press, Jan 1, 2006 - History - 565 pages
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This is a richly textured portrait of the generation that created the self-consciousness of the Filipino nation.
  

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The scope of knowledge in this book is simply astounding. Covered the important things as well as the nooks and crannies of Philippine history, particularly the nineteenth century, the Philippine revolution, and the first years of American colonization. Read full review

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Contents

Conjuring a Civilization
43
Cannibalizing Theory
69
T H Pardo DeTavera
106
A Man Apart
121
Apostle of Reason
161
Constituting the Nation
201
Brother of the Wild
255
Deploying Local Knowledge
289
Producing Isabelo
338
The Filipino Enlightenment
381
The Rise of an Intelligentsia
419
Writing About Ourselves
467
Appendix
530
Index
552
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