Pasyon and Revolution: Popular Movements in the Philippines, 1840-1910
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Pasyon and Revolution: Popular Movements in the Philippines, 1840-1910

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Pasyon and Revolution, unlike earlier Philippine historical writings that use largely the Filipino educated elite's categories of meaning, seeks to interpret Philippine popular movements in terms of perceptions of the masses themselves. Ileto submits to varied kinds of analyses standard documents as well as such previously ignored sources as folk songs, poems, and religiou...more
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Published December 12th 1979 by Ateneo de Manila Univ Press (first published 1979)
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Gabriel Tan
Ileto’s classic book on revolutionary movements in the Philippines was published in 1979 and it is now into its 8th printing. Although it was first published 33 years ago, the continued appeal of the book lies in its original approach to popular resistance movements in the Philippines.
Ileto’s approach was novel because it tried to show the meaning of the resistance movements from the point of the view of the participants themselves. This was a departure from the works of most Filipino scholars,...more
Fran
An invaluable reference for History 1: Philippine History and Institutions under Prof. Mary Jane B. Rodriguez, Second Semester 1994-95, UP College Baguio.
Ann Louise De Leon
such a brilliant way of magnifying the voices of the marginalized people through prayers and other undocumented evidences.
Cent

Focusing on what Ileto calls as the “history from below,” Pasyon and Revolution narrates the events of the Philippine Revolution (1840 - 1910) from the point of view of how it was richly understood by the masses. Given such task, Ileto centrally claims that it was in pasyon, the book that recounts the life and passion of Christ and universal history of mankind (from creation up to last judgment), where the common people were able to give sense to the series of events transpired during those time...more
May Che
A new lens of looking at how our revolution started. Not the usual Revolution led by the Elite Propagandists but how the likes of Hermano Pule and the different uprisings started. By using the known "text"- bastardized version of pasyon and how the masses got hold of their own situation.
A must read for us Filipinos who want to understand our rich tradition and question how victors wrote our history. :)
Cheska Lorraine
sobrang relate ako dito syempre. todo dala pa ako ng anting anting and prayer book sa school. XDD
medyo masakit nga lang sa bangs lalim ng "Filipino" pero sapat lang. It has something todo with Kaluluwa and ginhawa plus kaliwanagan and kalayaan. XDDD
prakdude
sino kaya sa ating mga bagong halal na pulitiko ang "pure loob"? hmmm...
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