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Philippine Society and Revolution

4.35  ·  Rating details ·  119 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Paperback, 5th, 175 pages
Published 2006 by Aklat ng Bayan Inc (first published 1970)
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Karlo Mikhail
Aug 22, 2011 rated it really liked it
The only book that I truly memorized from repetitive use for its practical import. This is a blend of the lucid and the poetic. Perfect if not for the rather lengthy enumeration of pre-1970s reactionary laws and treaties that makes the book less emphatic. It is at once epic (in its grand narrative of Philippine history), encyclopedic (in its description of the Filipino people’s basic problems), and prophetic (in its call for a national democratic revolution with a socialist perspective).
Jun 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Akalain mong me PSR sa Goodreads. Ano bang magandang rating dito? Liked it o it was amazing? Sige na nga, it was amazing na lang dahil binago ng librong ito ang buhay ko at ng buhay ng marami sa mga taong importante at naging importante sa akin.

5 stars sa iyo Amado Guerrero!
Michael Nelmida
A glimpse of consolidation of Socialism and Communism likewise Marxism-Leninism- Maoism to Philippine setting . It is arguably revolutionary like Andres and among others has a Socialist perspective. It tackles history, imperialism and social structure.

The revolution continues ?

Allen Severino
May 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
This person would like to convey that the underlying message of this work, a seminal venture for its time and our time is still the bedrock of the continuous analysis of the Philippine society from the perspective of an internationalist branch of socialism. It perhaps embodies the aspirations of its ideology embedded throughout the text; that the feudal, imperialist and colonial institutions have formed an unholy alliance to deprive the majority of the people their basic decency to live, to thri ...more
mimosa maoist
Very concise (but why did he make a different definition of bureaucratic capitalism from Mao's?).
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