Positively No Filipinos Allowed: Building Communities and Discourse

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Antonio T. Tiongson, Edgardo V. Gutierrez, Ricardo Valencia Gutierrez, Ricardo V. Gutierrez
Temple University Press, 2006 - History - 273 pages
From the perspectives of ethnic studies, history, literary criticism, and legal studies, the original essays in this volume examine the ways in which the colonial history of the Philippines has shaped Filipino American identity, culture, and community formation. The contributors address the dearth of scholarship in the field as well as show how an understanding of this complex history provides a foundation for new theoretical frameworks for Filipino American studies.
 

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VI
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VII
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VIII
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IX
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XI
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XII
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XV
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XVI
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XIII
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Page 43 - Painfully I crawled to my feet, knelt on the grass, and got up slowly. I saw them kicking Millar in the grass. When they were through with him, they tore off Jose's clothes and tied him to a tree. One of them went to the car and came back with a can of tar and a sack of feathers. The man with the dark glasses ripped the sack open and white feathers fell out and sailed in the thin light that filtered between the trees. Then I saw them pouring the tar on Jose's body. One of them lit a match and burned...
Page 38 - The individual, who has not staked his life, may, no doubt, be recognized as a Person; but he has not attained the truth of this recognition as an independent selfconsciousness.

About the author (2006)

Antonio T. Tiongson, Jr. is a doctoral candidate in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego. His research focuses on Filipino youth cultural politics.

Edgardo V. Gutierrez is an engineer who earned his B.S. from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and actively maintains his independent studies in Ethnic Studies.

Ricardo V. Gutierrez is a Strategic Consulting and Investment Management Industry Professional who earned his B.S. from San Francisco State University.