'Anderson presents his case with the zeal of a researcher uncovering hidden history, referncing an impressive range of sources in multiple languages... The volume provides fascinating insights into the global flow of anarchic and anti-colonial ideas.' --Publisher's Weekly
'A formidably erudite and beautifully illustrated study of the life and times of Jose Rizal, the revered founding-father of the Philippines.' --The Independent
About the Author
Benedict Anderson is Associate Director of Government and Asian Studies at Cornell University. He is editor of the journal Indonesia and author of Java in a Time of Revolution, The Spectre of Comparisons: Nationalism, Southeast Asia, and the World and Imagined Communities.