The Cry of Balintawak: A Contrived Controversy : a Textual Analysis with Appended Documents

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Ateneo University Press, 1998 - History - 221 pages
Rigorous analysis of eyewitness and contemporary sources. Concludes that the "Cry of Pugad Lawin" is an invented story, then reconstructs the events in Balintawak when Andres Bonifacio's Katipuneros assembled in Pook Kangkong from 22 to 26 August 1896. Resolves the questions of where and when cedulas were torn, and when and where the initial engagement between the Katipuneros and the Spanish troops took place.
 

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Contents

Days of August 1896
24
The Cry a Century Later
48
El Comercio 27 August 1896
81
The Masangkay Expose on the Cry
99
E Pantas On the Masangkay Cry Expose
115
Recantation
133
H Francisco Carreon on the Katipunan
153
J The Agoncillo Interview Documents
181
Summary of Katipunan Meetings
201
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