HomeDLSU Dialogue: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Cultural Studiesvol. 4 no. 2 (1968)

An Analysis of Steinberg's Use of Walang Hiya to Explain Filipino Elite Collaboration in World War II

Aurelio B. Calderon

Discipline: Cultural Studies



It is easy enough to say that most historians aim at an intelligent reconstruction of the past. But there is really more to this statement than meets the eye. What, for instance, is the historian seeking? Is he merely after an exact description of what happened? Or is his objective that which transcends plain narrative of past events with the view of explaining what happened?