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Ferdinand Blumentritt and the Philippines: Insights and Lessons for Contemporary Philippine Studies

Author: Feorillo Petronilo Demeterio III

Published and distributed by:
De La Salle University (DLSU) Publishing House, 2013
ISBN 978-971-555-576-0
246 pages

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Description About the Author Table of Contents  

Foreword by Wilhelm M. Donko
Chapter I: Introduction
Chapter II: Intellectual Biography

Chapter III: Blumentritt's Pre-Rizalian Period
On the Earthquakes of 1880
On Philippine Gold Mines
An Ethnography on the Filipino People
On Spanish Territorial Discoveries
On the Ancient Filipino Religion
On the Islands of Sulu
On Coal Deposits
An Uprising in Mindanao
General Observations on Blumentritt's Pre-Rizalian Philippine Studies

Chapter IV: Blumentritt's Rizalian Period
A Critique of Feced
On Immigration in the Philippines
Prologue to Rizal's Annotation of Morga
A Population Estimate on the Various Philippine Tribes
On the Friars and Clerics
On the Morals of the Natives
On the Kiangans of Luzon
A Reaction to an Article Entitled "The Affairs of the Philippines Are in Vogue"
A Comparison between British and Spanish Colonizations
A Critique of an Anonymously Authored Essay
On the Friars and the Inferiority of the Filipinos
On Some Disgusting Statements about the Philippines
A Reaction to Pardo Bazan's No lo Invento
On Weyler and Mindanao
On the Ocean Currents and Tides in Mindanao
A Reaction to Scheidnagel's "Pansit"
On Weyler and Calamba
A Reaction to the Image of Uncle Romualdo
On Bustamante and Despujol
On the Maguindanaos
A Bibliographic Presentation of Non-Spanish Materials on the Philippines
On the Anti-Spanish Revolutions America
A Mythological Dictionary of the Philippines
A Critique of the Friars' Exaggerated Reports on Their Glorious Contributions in the Colonization
On the Innate Superiority and Inferiority of Races
On the Language of the Agtas
General Observations on Blumentritt's Rizalian Philippine Studies

Chapter V: Blumentritt's Post-Rizalian Spanish Period
On Rizal
On the Philippine Revolution
On Japan and the Philippines
On the Separatist Ideology in the Spanish Colonies
Folk Psychology and the Philippine Problem
General Observations on Blumentritt's Philippine Studies during His Post-Rizalian Spanish Period

Chapter VI: Blumentritt's American Period
On the First Philippine Republic
On the American Colonial Rule in the Philippines
A Summary on Philippine Ethnography, History and Politics
General Observations on Blumentritt's Philippine Studies during His American Period

Chapter VII: Conlcusion
Summation
Lessons for Contemporary Philippine Studies
Formal, Methodical and Theoretical Lessons
Material and Thematic Lessons
Pitfalls and Negative Lessons
Concluding Remarks
Recommendations

Appendix A: List of Blumentritt's Writings about the Philippines
Appendix B: Classification of Blumentritt's Pre-Rizalian Period Works Based on Cursory Analysis of Their Titles
Appendix C: Classification of Blumentritt's Rizalian Period Works Based on Cursory Analysis of Their Titles
Appendix D: Classification of Blumentritt's Post-Rizalian Spanish Period Works Based on Cursory Analysis of Their Titles
Appendix E: Classification of Blumentritt's American Period Works Based on Cursory Analysis of Their Titles
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