“Perhaps the single most important monograph to have appeared on modern Philippine history.” Places the Philippine revolution in the context of native traditions, and explains the persistence of radical peasant brotherhoods.
Published in 1979. Eighth printing 2011.
Winner, 1986 Masayoshi Ohira Book Prize. One of the most influential books of Southeast Asia, ISEAS 2008. Cited as 6th among 14 most influential books on Southeast Asia, by the Journal Sojourn, a publication of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Among those in the list, only Pasyon was published in Asia.