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By Julian Go,Anne L. Foster,Paul A. Kramer

ISBN-10: 0822330997

ISBN-13: 9780822330998

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In 1898 the USA declared sovereignty over the Philippines, an archipelago of 7 thousand islands inhabited by way of seven million humans of assorted ethnicities. whereas it turned a colonial strength on the zenith of world imperialism, the U.S. however conceived of its rule as exceptional—an workout in benevolence instead of in tyranny and exploitation. during this quantity, Julian cross and Anne L. Foster untangle this atypical self-fashioning and demand at the significance of learning U.S. colonial rule within the context of different imperialist ventures. an important growth of severe concentration, The American Colonial country within the Philippines is the 1st systematic try to research the production and management of the yankee colonial nation from comparative, worldwide perspectives.

Written by way of social scientists and historians, those essays examine quite a few elements of yankee colonial govt via comparability with and contextualization inside of colonial regimes in different places within the world—from British Malaysia and Dutch Indonesia to eastern Taiwan and America's different significant in a foreign country colony, Puerto Rico. participants discover this system of political schooling within the Philippines; buildings of nationalism, race, and faith; the rules of opium; connections to politics at the U.S. mainland; and anticolonial resistance. monitoring the advanced connections, circuits, and contests throughout, inside, and among empires that formed America's colonial regime, The American Colonial country within the Philippines sheds new gentle at the complexities of yankee imperialism and turn-of-the-century colonialism.


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Patricio N. Abinales, Donna J. Amoroso, Paul Barclay, Vince Boudreau, Anne L. Foster, Julian cross, Paul A. Kramer

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