Prof. Jose Maria Sison

The books listed hereunder chronologically are mostly available from major Philippine, US and West European libraries, Popular Bookstore in Manila, Philippines and NDFP International Information in Utrecht, The Netherlands and such e-publishing outlets as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Scribd, Kobo-Rakuten, Vivlio and Bol.com. Please google search these outlets and find out which ones have copies of the Sison book that you are interested in.

In most bibliographic entries, the author’s name is excluded by default. In some entries, the author’s nom-de-guerre as CPP chairperson, e.g. Amado Guerrero, will either be explicitly named or presumed. Additional but minor information, enclosed in brackets, will follow the main entry.


I. EARLIEST BOOKS

1. Struggle for National Democracy. 2nd ed. Quezon City: Progressive Publications, 1967. 280 pages.

2. Patnubay para sa mga Kadre at Kasapi ng Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas. Ika-3 ed. Gitnang Luson: Rebolusyonaryong Paaralan ng Kaisipang Mao Tsetung, 1973.

3. Guide for Cadres and Members of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Somewhere in Luzon: Central Publishing House, 1969. [Drafts of documents prepared for the Congress of Re-Establishment of the Communist Party of the Philippines on December 26, 1968 and for the organization of the New People’s Army on March 29, 1969. Out of print but included in Foundation for Resuming the Philippine Revolution, Selected Writings, 1968-1991, volume 1.]

4. Amado Guerrero. Philippine Society and Revolution. Manila: Pulang Tala, 1971; Hongkong: Ta Kung Pao, 1971. 296 pages. This book has been translated and published in German, Japanese, French, Spanish, Turkish and other languages.

5. The First Quarter Storm of 1970. Manila: Progressive Publications, 1971. 193 pages. Latest 2020 edition published by International Network for Philippine in The Netherlands. [Compilation of the statements of the chairman of the CPP central committee together with articles and statements by other persons.]

6. Lavaite Propaganda for Revisionism and Fascism: Report of the Executive Committee to the CPP Central Committee. Philippines: Central Publishing House, 1972. [Draft prepared for and approved by the executive committee.]

7. Struggle for National Democracy. 2nd rev. ed., edited by the College Editors’ Guild of the Philippines. Manila: Amado V. Hernandez Foundation, 1972.

8. Pomeroy: Portrait of a Revisionist Renegade. Philippines: Central Publishing House, 1973.

9. Amado Guerrero. Philippine Society and Revolution (includes “Specific Characteristics of our People’s War”). International Association of Filipino Patriots, 1979. 238 pages.

10. Victory to Our People’s War: Anti-Revisionist Essays. Montreal & Quebec: Red Flag Publications, 1980. [Reprints of articles from Ang Bayan.]

11. Prison and Beyond: Selected Poems, 1958-1983. Quezon City: Free Jose Maria Sison Committee, 1984. [A second edition has been published by Asphodel Press, 1986. 130 pages.]

12. Philippine Crisis and Revolution. Quezon City: Lagda Publications, 1986. 132 pages. [Series of ten lectures delivered at the Asian Center of the University of the Philippines, from April 15 to May 30, 1986.]

13. Krisis at Rebolusyong Pilipino. 132 pages. [Serye ng mga lektyur na binigkas ni Jose Ma. Sison sa Asian Center, University of the Philippines, Abril 15 – Mayo 30, 1986.]

14. Most Crucial Documents of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Tokyo: Renga Publications, 1987. [In Japanese.]

15. The Philippine Revolution: The Leader’s View. Co-authored with Rainer Werning. New York: Crane Russak, 1989. 270 pages. [Biographical.]

16. US Terrorism and War in the Philippines. Netherlands: Papieren Tijger, 2003. 133 pages.

17. At Home in the World: Portrait of a Revolutionary. Open Hand Publishing LLC, 2004. 260 pages. [Biographical]

II. PUBLISHED BY AKLAT NG BAYAN, 2009

Philippine Economy and Politics. Co-authored with Julieta de Lima. Philippines: Aklat ng Bayan Inc.,1998. 175 pages

SELECTED WRITINGS, 1991–2009 (4 VOLUMES)

  • For Justice, Socialism and Peace. Volume 1, 1991-1994. Philippines: Aklat ng Bayan, Inc., 2009. 293 pages.
  • For Democracy and Socialism Against Imperialist Globalization.Volume 2, 1995-2001. Philippines: Aklat ng Bayan, Inc., 2009. 214 pages.
  • Crisis of Imperialism and People’s Resistance. Volume 3, 2001-2006. Philippines: Aklat ng Bayan, Inc., 2009. 270 pages.
  • People’s Struggle Against Imperialist Plunder and Terror. Volume 4, 2006-2009.Philippines: Aklat ng Bayan, Inc., 2009. 269 pages.

III. PUBLISHED BY INTERNATIONAL NETWORK FOR PHILIPPINE STUDIES AND AKLAT NG BAYAN, 2013-2015

SELECTED WRITINGS, 1968–1991 (5 VOLUMES)

Foundation for Resuming the Philippine Revolution. Volume 1, 1968-1972. Netherlands: International Network for Philippine Studies and Philippines, Aklat ng Bayan, Inc.. 2013. 435 pages.

Defeating Revisionism, Reformism & Opportunism. Volume 2, 1969-1974. International Network for Philippine Studies and Aklat ng Bayan, Inc., 2013. 664 pages.

Building Strength through Struggle. Volume 3, 1972-1977. International Network for Philippine Studies and Aklat ng Bayan, Inc., 2013. 547 pages.

Detention and Defiance against Dictatorship. Volume 4, 1977-1986. International Network for Philippine Studies and Aklat ng Bayan, Inc., 2013. 664 pages.

Continuing the Struggle for National & Social Liberation. Volume 5, 1986-1991. International Network for Philippine Studies and Aklat ng Bayan Inc., 2015.

IV. PUBLISHED BY INTERNATIONAL NETWORK FOR PHILIPPINE STUDIES, FROM 2015 ONWARDS

PEOPLES’ STRUGGLES AGAINST OPPRESSION AND EXPLOITATION: SELECTED WRITINGS 2009–2022 (13 VOLUMES)

  1. Crisis Generates Resistance. Volume 1, 2009-2010. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2015. 399 pages.
  2. Building People’s Power. Volume 2, 2010-2011. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2016. 482 pages.
  3. Combat Neoliberal Globalization, Volume 3, 2012. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2017. 396 pages.
  4. Develop the People’s Power. Volume 4, 2013 . International Network for Philippine Studies, 2018. 388 pages.
  5. Strengthen the People’s Struggle against Imperialism and Reaction. Volume 5, 2014-15. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2018. 618 pages.
  6. The Guerrilla Is Like a Poet. Uitgeverij, 2013, 293 pages. [book of poems]
  7. Combat Tyranny and Fascism: Selected Writings, 2017. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2019. 461 pages.
  8. Struggle against Terrorism and Tyranny. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2019. Volume I, January-July 2018, 444 pages.
  9. Struggle against Terrorism and Tyranny. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2019. Volume II, August-December 2018, 350 pages.
  10. Reflections on Revolution and Prospects. Co-authored with Dr. Rainer Werning. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2019, 340 pages.

Resist Neoliberalism, Fascism and Wars of Aggression. January-December 2019. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2021, 538 pages. E-book edition.

Upsurge of People’s Resistance in the Philippines and the World, January-December 2020. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2021, 817 pages. E-book edition.

Imperialism in Turmoil, Socialism in Prospect. January-December 2021. International Network for Philippine Studies, 2022, 682 pages. E-book edition.

IV. SISON READER SERIES

(published by the International Network for Philippine Studies, from 2021 onwards)

Book 1. On Culture, Art and Literature, 2021, 324 pages.

Book 2, On the Philosophy of Marxism-Leninism-Maoism, 2021, 476 pages

Book 3, Critique of Philippine Economy and Politics, 2021, 779 pages

Book 4, On the People’s Democratic Revolution, 2021, 513 pages.

Book 5, Volume I On the Communist Party of the Philippines, 1968-1999, 2022, 619 pages.

Book 5, Volume II On the Communist Party of the Philippines, 2000-2022., 2022, 697 pages

Book 6, On the People’s War, 2022, 591 pages.

At least 30 more titles are projected for publication under the Sison Reader Series.

V. OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Books by Jose Maria Sison published by Foreign Languages Press:

  • Stand for Socialism Against Modern Revisionism
  • Basic Principles of Marxism-Leninism: A Primer
  • Specific Characteristics of People’s War
  • Selected Readings from the Works of Jose Maria Sison
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