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By Stuart Creighton Miller

American acquisition of the Philippines and Filipino resistance to it turned a focus for debate on American imperialism. In a full of life narrative, Miller tells the tale of the warfare and the way it challenged America's feel of innocence. He examines the jobs of key actors-the generals and presidents, the warriors and senators-in America's colonial adventure.
"The such a lot thorough, balanced, and well-written learn to this point of America's imperial event within the western Pacific and the main persuasive research of the numerous reactions of the yank humans to the army subjugation of the Filipinos. . . . [Told] with readability, wit and a expertise for the apt quotation."-Richard E. Welch, Jr., the recent York occasions booklet Review
"A triumph of study, synthesis and storytelling, this can be the wisest ebook on its topic and, implicitly, an important cultural critique of the U.S. on the flip of the century."-Peter Stanley, Asia
"The author's balanced precis of the historiography of imperialism and the epilogue, which considers the Philippine/Vietnam analogy, are necessary beneficial properties of the paintings. . . . may still stay the definitive account of those events."-Library Journal
"Written with readability and argued with ardour from a wealth of fundamental sources."-Jack C. Lane, The magazine of yankee History

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