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Dark Days of Authoritarianism

To Be in History
  • By Melba Padilla Maggay
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The history of the Philippines is a long and complex one but the stories and reflections in Dark Days of Authoritarianism, from remarkable individuals who were willing to stake their lives for freedom, shed light on life under the martial law instituted by President Ferdinand Marcos from 1972 to 1981, and up to the peaceful popular uprising of 1986. This book not only covers the social, economic and political conditions across the country during martial law but also how those conditions affected ordinary people personally and spiritually. Many of the contributions illustrate the strength and determination of Philippine women to create a better society despite being met by great adversity and the importance of Christian faith for sustaining the lives of those who suffered and survived this tumultuous period. This book provides important lessons for a new generation facing the menace of authoritarianism today, wherever they are, to fight for democracy and resist any attempts to diminish people's freedom.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781783684854
    • Manufacturer: Lightning Source Inc
    • Author: Melba Padilla Maggay
    • ISBN 13: 9781783684854
    • Publication Date: 02/01/2019
    • Format: Paperback
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