Ricardo Manapat Biography, Book

Ricardo Manapat is a Filipino writer, educator, scholar, researcher, author, government official and activist. He is best known for “Some are Smarter Than Others: The History of Marcos’ Crony Capitalism”.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Jose Ricardo L. Manapat
Birth Date –> May 24, 1953
Died –> December 24, 2008 (aged 55)
Hometown –> Manila, Philippines

Family
Father –> Engineer Apolinario B. Manapat
Mother –> Pharmacist Angelita de Leon

Education
College –> Ateneo de Manila University
Degree –> Philosophy
Masters –> University of the Philippines
Degree –> Spanish
PhD –> Historical Sociology at La Trobe University in Australia

Book Published
Some are Smarter than Others: The History of Marcos’ Crony Capitalism (1991)

Government Service / Work Experiences
1996-1998, 2002–2008 – Director of the Records Management and Archives Office of the Philippines (The National Archives)
* Editor-in-Chief, Smart File Magazine Animal Farm Series
1977-1979 – Instructor, Ateneo De Manila University

RELATED: List of Filipino Authors

See also: List of Famous Filipino Scientists

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