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Bullfighting in the Philippines, 1602-2022

Bullfighting in the Philippines, 1602-2022

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Packed with vivid details and cross-cultural insights, Gaspar A. Vibal's Bullfighting in the Philippines, 1602-2022 is the most comprehensive Philippine taurine history to date. By presenting a measured and critical approach to a divisive practice, the book also serves as a philosophical reflection of humankind's own struggle to embraceor disownbloody spectacles.

Deploying poems, essays, anecdotes, legal code, and artworks, this stirring history proves that bullfighting was not a mere footnote to Spanish or Philippine history and delivers a stunning meditation on the intersection of two peoples' attitudes to masculinity, gendered roles, national identity, and commonly shared history.

Vibal Foundation, Inc., Philippines

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Softcover / 8 x 10 inches / 258 pages / Color


ISBN: 978-971-97-0807-0