About the book:
A biography of Teodora Alonso, the mother of Philippine National Hero Jose Rizal. As the young Rizal’s first teacher, she had a profound influence on his development and was his inspiration in taking up medicine.
Publisher: Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing
Publication Date: 1995
Size: 178 x 254mm
About the author:
Ambeth R Ocampo is a public historian whose research covers the late 19th century Philippines, its art, culture and the birth of the nation. He writes widely read editorial page column for the Philippine Daily Inquirer and moderates a growing fan page on Facebook. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University. He is also the author of several best-selling books on history.