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Subversive lives

Susan F. Quimpo

Subversive lives

a family memoir of the Marcos years

by Susan F. Quimpo

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Published by Published and exclusively distributed by Anvil Pub. in Manila .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSusan F. Quimpo, Nathan Gilbert Quimpo, with David Ryan F. Quimpo ... [et al.].
ContributionsQuimpo, Nathan Gilbert, Quimpo, DAvid Ryan F.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 468 p. :
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25270961M
ISBN 109789712724473
LC Control Number2012325125

Get this from a library! Subversive lives: a family memoir of the Marcos years. [Susan F Quimpo; Nathan Gilbert Quimpo; David Ryan F Quimpo] -- "From the s to the s, seven members of the Quimpo family dedicated themselves to the anti-Marcos resistance in the Philippines, sometimes at profound personal cost"   Most important of all, “Subversive Lives” is about claiming and owning the stories of heroism and struggle of Filipinos who gave up everything to save a nation from a brutal dictatorship. It’s a courageous book. Mainly because many people will hate it. It will draw sneers, even outright attacks, from some influential players and forces.

  The book features gay marriage, hits out at slavery and imperialism and predicts the climate crisis – years after the birth of its author, Herman Melville, it has never been more importantAuthor: Philip Hoare. Get this from a library! Subversive lives: a family memoir of the Marcos years. [Susan F Quimpo; Nathan Gilbert Quimpo; David Ryan F Quimpo; Vicente L Rafael] -- "From the s to the s, seven members of the Quimpo family dedicated themselves to the anti-Marcos resistance in the Philippines, sometimes at profound personal cost"

A militant leftist movement has existed in various forms in the Philippines since the early twentieth century. It burgeoned from the s through the s as students and young professionals reacted to Ferdinand Marcos’ repressive rule and his imposition of martial law. Seven of the ten Quimpo siblings were among those who joined the Maoism-influenced Communist Party of the. Subversive Lives: A Family Memoir of the Marcos Years Susan F. Quimpo and Nathan Gilbert Quimpo Manila: Anvil Publishing, , p. In recent years, there have been a number of publications which reflect on the troubled history of the Philippines during the Marcos years, a period from –86 characterized as a fascist dictato-.


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“Subversive Lives” took Quimpo 24 years to finish for it was a painful process to go through. She had to contend with some of her siblings who were against writing about it while others chose to be quiet. “When I wrote painful memories, I would cry.

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