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Global Political Thinkers

Jose Rizal

Liberalism and the Paradox of Coloniality

Authors: Claudio, Lisandro E.

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  • Locates Rizal’s novels and other writings within the traditions of continental and pan-Atlantic liberalism
  • Allows us to view liberalism through the eyes of a thinker writing both from the centre and margins of global liberal networks
  • Makes the novel argument that Rizal was a major theorist of global liberalism
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The global history of liberalism has paid too much attention to the West, neglecting the contributions of liberals from colonial nations. This book mines the thought of Filipino propagandist and novelist, Jose Rizal, to present a vision of liberalism for the colonized. It is both an introduction to Rizal and a treatise on rights, freedom, and tyranny in colonial contexts. Though a work on history, it responds to the illiberal present of rising authoritarianism and populism.

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Lisandro E. Claudio is Associate Professor at De La Salle University Manila’s College of Liberal Arts, Philippines, and teaches courses in History and Literature. He is the author of Liberalism and the Postcolony: Thinking the State in 20th-Century Philippines. 

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

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eBook $54.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Jose Rizal
Book Subtitle
Liberalism and the Paradox of Coloniality
Authors
Series Title
Global Political Thinkers
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-01316-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-01316-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-01315-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-13168-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 89
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