About the book:
Focuses on the beginnings and the flowering of the Propaganda Movement, which gave sense of national self-identity that propelled the Revolution of 1896. Part of Ateneo Press Centennial Series.
Publisher: Ateneo de Manila University Press
Publication Date: 1978, 1996
Size: 255 x 180mm
About the author:
Schumacher entered the Society of Jesus in 1944 and was ordained as a priest in 1957. He helped establish the Ateneo de Manila University Archives alongside fellow Jesuits Fr. Leo Cullum and Fr. Horacio de la Costa in 1958.
At Ateneo, he taught Church History.
He also wrote several books and essays on Philippine history, with a heavy focus on Philippine churches, nationalism, and Filipino Jesuits. Among the most well-known examples are: “Father Jose Burgos: Priest and Nationalist”, “Readings in Philippine Church History”, “Revolutionary Clergy”, and “The Making of a Nation: Essays on Nineteenth-Century Nationalism.”
Schumacher also received several awards in his lifetime, including the Grant Goodman Prize in 1994 from the Philippine Studies Group and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 from the Catholic Mass Media Awards.