• Title: Authentic Though Not Exotic: Essays on Filipino Identity
  • Author: Fernando Nakpil Zialcita Fernando Nakpil Zialcita
  • ISBN: 9789715504799
  • Page: 370
  • Format: Paperback
  • Authentic Though Not Exotic Essays on Filipino Identity This collection of essays offers another way to look at the encounter between the Western and the indigenous It suggests that through a dialectical process this encounter has generated a broader sens
    This collection of essays offers another way to look at the encounter between the Western and the indigenous It suggests that through a dialectical process, this encounter has generated a broader sense of community that has transcended the kin Local genius transformed Spanish influences, even as it was itself transformed by the latter, resulting in a new culture FinallyThis collection of essays offers another way to look at the encounter between the Western and the indigenous It suggests that through a dialectical process, this encounter has generated a broader sense of community that has transcended the kin Local genius transformed Spanish influences, even as it was itself transformed by the latter, resulting in a new culture Finally, Southeast Asia is a recent construct that should be redefined to reflect the diversity of cultures present in it.

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    1. Dr. Zialcita, in tackling some of the biggest causes of insecurity of Filipinos with their culture, gives cause for Filipinos to be secure, even proud, of their identity.His essays show that (1), despite us being unable to fit into the widespread East-West dichotomy, Filipinos do have a distinct way of living worthy of recognition, (2) that though Filipino culture is influenced by Spanish culture, we are more than a weak copy, (3) we must compare, contextualize, and look at our culture from diff [...]

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