Revolutionary Spirit: Jose Rizal In Southeast Asia

by Nery, John

Revolutionary Spirit: Jose Rizal In Southeast Asia

Price:  US$28.73   (SGD39.90*)
Format:  Paper Back, 280 pages
Published:  2011, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789814345057
SB#:  051787 (106)

About This Book

The impact of the nationalist, poet and novelist Jose Rizal (1861-1896) was of course a major force in the emergent anti-colonial movement in the Philippines. Many tales surround his memory and the iconic poem written before his 1896 execution in Manila. This book explores Rizal's even now ongoing impact in the nationalism in Southeast Asia particularly in Indonesia and Malaysia. The author finds the ideas of present-day scholars and activists such as Syed Hussein Alatas, Pramoedya Ananta Toer are influenced by Rizal's life and ideas. Bibliography and index.

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