Revival: Neocolonial identity and counter-consciousness (1978)
essays on cultural decolonization
This title was first published in 1978.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Facing History. Identity and Consciousness: The Philippine Experience. Part 2: Society in Dependency. The Filipinos in the Philippines. The Filipino Elite. The Corrupt Society. The Filipino Politician. Society Without Purpose. Diplomacy without Policy. Part 3: Prospects of Development. Westernizing Factors in the Philippines. Global Enterprises and the Transfer of Technology. Development in the Context of the Philippine History. Nationalism and Partisan Scholarship. Intellectuals and Activists. Ethics for Nationalists.
Renato Constantino was a Filipino historian known for being part of the leftist tradition of Philippine historiography. Apart from being a historian, Constantino was also engaged in foreign service, working for the Philippine Mission to the United Nations and the Department of Foreign Affairs.