Private Lives, Public Passions: The History and Representation of Motherhood in Juan Luna's Art 
     Raquel A. REYES

Maria Clara and the Market: Women and Change in the 19th Century Philippines
     Norman G. OWEN

The Dissension of Other Things: The Disparity between the Spanish and American Perceptions of Amok
     Eduardo F. UGARTE

The Mattering of National Bodies and Sexualities 
     Rolando B. TOLENTINO

Visayan Cultural Hyphenations: Back and Forth between Local and Global Processes 
     Jean-Paul DUMONT

Ilocano Masculinities 
     Alicia T. PINGOL

The Globalization of Culture: Possiblities and Threats 

Is Globalization a Threat to the Nationalist Imagination in the Philippines? 
     Eduardo T. GONZALEZ

Media, Consumption and Identity Politics in South Asia: The New Globalization 
     Shoma MUNSHI


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