What does "el filibusterismo" mean in Tagalog?


"El Filibusterismo" means "Ang Paghahari ng Kasakiman" in Tagalog. Its alternative title in English is "The Reign of Greed." "El Filibusterismo" is the second book written by Jose Rizal, the Philippines' national hero.

A sequel to the first book titled "Noli Me Tangere," "El Filibusterismo" is originally written in Spanish and was published in 1891 in Ghent, Belgium. It tells the story of the last years of the Spanish regime in the Philippines. The book depicts Rizal's more mature view of the political and social situation in the country. It also reflected the dissatisfaction and discouragement that the author experienced during his struggle to lead the way to reformation.

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