30 Books on Martial Law History for the Filipino

by BM
  1. Waltzing with a Dictator by Raymond Bonner
  2. Some Are Smarter Than Others by Ricardo L. Manapat
  3. Impossible Dream: The Marcoses, the Aquinos, and the Unfinished Revolution by Sandra Burton
  4. Conference on the Legacies of the Marcos Dictatorship
  5. The Conjugal Dictatorship of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos by Primitivo Mijares (read/download for free here)
  6. How Democracy was Lost: A Political Diary of the Constitutional Convention of 1971-1972 by Augusto Caesar Espiritu
  7. O Susana! The Untold Stories of Martial Law in Davao edited by Macario D. Tiu
  8. Living and Dying: In Memory of 11 Ateneo de Manila Martial Law Activists by Cristina Jayme Montiel
  9. Lorena by Pauline Mari Hernando
  10. Macli-ing Dulag Kalinga Chief Defender of the Cordillera by Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
  11. Subversive Lives: A Family Memoir of the Marcos Years by Nathan Gilbert Quimpo and Susan Quimpo
  12. Martial Law Diary and Other Papers by Danilo Vizmanos
  13. Contested Democracy and the Left in the Philippines After Marcos by Nathan Gilbert Quimpo
  14. First Quarter Storm
  15. To Suffer Thy Comrades by Robert Francis B. Garcia
  16. Tibak Rising: Activism in the Days of Martial Law by Ferdinand C. Llanes
  17. Philippine Politics and the Marcos Technocrats by Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem
  18. Reportage on the Marcoses by Quijano de Manila
  19. Remembering/Rethinking EDSA by JPaul S. Manzanilla and Caroline S. Hau
  20. Highlights of Philippine History by Maria Felisa Syjuco Tan
  21. An Anarchy of Families: State and Family in the Philippines by Alfred W. McCoy
  22. Nation, Self and Citizenship: An Invitation to Philippine Sociology by Randolf S. David
  23. Moral Politics in the Philippines: Inequality, Democracy and the Urban Poor by Wataru Kusaka
  24. Elites and Ilustrados in Philippine Culture by Caroline S. Hau
  25. Ferdinand E. Marcos : itinadhana sa kadakilaan by Anacleto I Dizon
  26. The Filipino Ideology by Ferdinand Marcos
  27. Marcos’ Return: A Challenge to All Filipinos by Reynaldo T. Fajardo
  28. Demokrasya: Rebolusyon ng ating panahon by Ferdinand Marcos
  29. Martial Law (Looking Back #15) by Ambeth R. Ocampo
  30. Dekada ’70 by Lualhati Bautista
Books not sponsored, not for sale. All titles available for room use only at Bibi Mangki Bookbed. If you have any more recommendations, please leave them in the comment section below.

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