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Hunting Specters: A Political History of the Purges in the Communist Party of the Philippines

Alex de Jong, Hunting Specters: A Political History of the Purges in the Communist Party of the Philippines, LibSoc.Org, 2020.

"Hunting Specters: A Political History of the Purges in the Communist Party of the Philippines" offers a comprehensive examination of the internal struggles within the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) through the lens of its purges. The book meticulously analyzes the historical context surrounding these purges and their enduring impact on the trajectory of the CPP. It delves into the complex political dynamics within the party that precipitated the infamous internal purges and liquidation campaigns targeting dissenting factions, known as the Communist Terrorist Groups (CTGs). By unraveling the intricacies of these events, the book sheds light on the ideological fissures and power struggles that have shaped the evolution of the CPP-NPA and its broader political landscape.




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