A Book and a New Nation
     Alejandro A. MELCHOR
The Erosion of the Bi-Polar Power Structure in the 1960's: Its Impact upon East Asian International Politics
     Josefa M. SANIEL
National Identity and the Philippine University
     Cesar Adib MAJUL
Art in Ifugao Society
     Aurora Roxas LIM
Ang Pag-aaral Hinggil sa Pilipinas sa USSR

The Intellectual's Play: A Brief Discourse on the Noh
Second Footnote on the Tasaday
     Zeus A. SALAZAR
The Philippine Independence Controversy from McKinley to Taft: The Politics of Accommodation
     Rawlein G. SOBERANO
A Belgian View of the Philippines: 1899
    Arnold BLUMBERG
Philippine Shamanism and Southeast Asian Parallels
     Francisco R. DEMETRIO
A Preliminary Catalogue of Bikol Dramas
     Maria Lilia REALUBIT

Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia is an open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal published since 1963 by the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. Promoting original and penetrating research, it offers novel and alternative interpretations of Asian experiences, helps deepen the understanding of the region, and enlivens debates on issues affecting Asian peoples and societies. One of the pioneering journals of its kind in Asia, Asian Studies offers a critical, multidisciplinary platform where scholars, practitioners, and activists can publish research that draws on the theories and perspectives from the social sciences, humanities, or cultural studies. Published twice a year, the journal welcomes full-length research articles; commentaries and documents; reviews (films, books, novels, exhibits, plays, websites, etc.); poetry and short fiction; and travel narratives. View content and submission guidelines @ www.asj.upd.edu.ph. Submissions are welcome year-round. Send inquiries/manuscripts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.