About the book:
The popular devotion to the Santo Niño de Cebu is the single religious devotion of greatest historical significance in the Philippines. The Feast of the Santo Niño is the fullest published account of the history of the devotion. It does not only fill important gaps in this history, it locates the story within the context of the evolution of Cebuano society itself. It is thus also an introduction to the history of Cebu, as seen through the prism of a religious devotion.
Publisher: University of San Carlos Press
Publication Date: 2017
Size: 152 x 228mm
About the author:
Trained in literature and anthropology, Resil B. Mojares won several National Book Awards from the Manila Critics Circle for works in fields as diverse as literary criticism, urban and rural history, and political biography.
He has been a recipient of prizes for his short stories, a national fellowship in the Essay from the UP Creative Writing Center, and teaching and research fellowships from the Ford, Toyota, and Rockefeller foundations, Fulbright Program, and Social Science Research Council (New York).
He has served as visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin, University of Hawaii, and University of Michigan.
His other books include : Origin and Rise of the Filipino Novel: a General Study of the Novel until 1940 (1983), Theatre in Society, Society in theatre (1985), Dulaang Cebuano (1997), House of Memory (1997), The War Against the Americans (1999), Waiting for Mariang Makiling (2002), The War in Cebu (2015), and Interrogations in Philippine Cultural History (2017)
He is Professor Emeritus at the University of San Carlos in Cebu City.