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Brains of the Nation

Brains of the Nation

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By Resil B. Mojares (Author)

Grounded in a detailed analvsis of the lives and works of Pedro Paterno, T. H. Pardo de Tavera, and Isabelo de los Reyes, the book is a richly textured portrait of a generation that created the self-consciousness of the Filipino nation. It explores the historical conditions that shaped the emergence of a modern Philippine intelligentsia and the unfinished, strange, and wondrous itineraries diverse intellectuals took in engaging Western knowledge and dealing with the local realities of the country from, af, and for which they tried or pretended to speak. Brains of the Nation is a groundbreaking work in Philippine intellectual history.

About the Author

Resil B. Mojares is Professor Emeritus at the University of SanCarlos in Cebu City. Author of numerous works on Philippine history and culture, he served as visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin--Madison, University of Hawaii, and University of California-Los Angeles, and visiting fellow at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies in Kyoto University and Asia Research Institute in the National University of Singapore.


  • Author and Publisher: Resil B. Mojares, Ateneo De Manila University Press (2006)
  • Condition: New / Paperback
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  • ISBN: 9715504966
  • Weight: 29 oz
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.4 inches
  • Publisher: Ateneo De Manila University Press
  • Year: 2006
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 565
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