Orientalists, propagandists, and ilustrados : Filipino scholarship and the end of Spanish colonialism (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Orientalists, propagandists, and ilustrados : Filipino scholarship and the end of Spanish colonialism

Author: Megan C Thomas
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, cop. 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Filipino intellectuals that reevaluates the political uses of colonial Orientalism and anthropology

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan C Thomas
ISBN: 0816671907 9780816671908 0816671974 9780816671977
OCLC Number: 791637507
Description: ix, 277 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction. Worldly Colonials: Ilustrado Thought and Historiography1. Locating Orientalism and the Anthropological Sciences: The Limits of Post-Colonial Critiques2. The Uses of Ethnology: Thinking Filipino with "Race" and "Civilization" 3. Practicing Folklore: Universal Science, Local Authenticity, and Political Critique4. Is 'K' a Foreign Agent? Philology as Anti-Colonial Politics5. Lessons in History: The Decline of Spanish Rule, and Revolutionary StrategyConclusion: Politics and the Methods of Scholarly Disciplines NotesIndex
Responsibility: Megan C. Thomas.

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"Megan C. Thomas's attention to the dissonances between writers of the late nineteenth century is as important as her observation of the emergent nationalism that was their legacy." -Rosalind Carmel Read more...

 
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