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  • Metroimperial Intimacies: Fantasy, Racial-Sexual Governance, and the Philippines in U.S. Imperialism

    Metroimperial Intimacies: Fantasy, Racial-Sexual Governance, and the Philippines in U.S. Imperialism

    History March 21, 2018

    In Metroimperial Intimacies Victor Román Mendoza combines historical, literary, and archival analysis with queer-of-color critique to show how U.S. imperial incursions into the Philippines enabled the growth of unprecedented social and sexu...

  • Surviving a Japanese Internment Camp: Life and Liberation at Santo Tomás, Manila, in World War II

    Surviving a Japanese Internment Camp: Life and Liberation at Santo Tomás, Manila, in World War II

    History March 21, 2018

    During World War II the Japanese imprisoned more American civilians at Manila’s Santo Tomás prison camp than anywhere else, along with British and other nationalities. Placing the camp’s story in the wider history of the Pacific war, this book tells ...

  • State and Society in the Philippines (State & Society in East Asia)

    State and Society in the Philippines (State & Society in East Asia)

    History March 18, 2018

    This clear and nuanced introduction explores the Philippines’ ongoing and deeply charged dilemma of state-society relations through a historical treatment of state formation and the corresponding conflicts and collaboration between government leaders...

  • Philippines: A Visual Journey

    Philippines: A Visual Journey

    History March 18, 2018

    This beautifully photographed travel pictorial captures the people, art, architecture, food and landscapes of the Philippines. The Philippine Archipelago with its 7,100 islands is culturally diverse and unique in Southeast Asia, and renowned for...

  • Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

    Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

    History March 18, 2018

    Migrant workers from the Philippines are ubiquitous to global capitalism, with nearly 10 percent of the population employed in almost two hundred countries. In a visit to the United States in 2003, Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo even re...

  • Angels of the Underground: The American Women who Resisted the Japanese in the Philippines in World

    Angels of the Underground: The American Women who Resisted the Japanese in the Philippines in World

    History March 18, 2018

    When the Japanese began their brutal occupation of the Philippines in January 1942, 76,000 ill and starving Filipino and American troops tried to hold out on Bataan and Corregidor. That spring, after having been forced to surrender, most of those men...

  • Chew the Bones: Maddog Essays on Philippine History

    Chew the Bones: Maddog Essays on Philippine History

    History March 18, 2018

    Take a time-travelling journey of a thousand years of adventure and romance as you explore the unknown highways, byways and strange ways of an lmost forgotten world. Dip into a unique, ye-opening collection of true stories they didn't tell you at sch...

  • The Los Banos Prison Camp Raid: The Philippines 1945

    The Los Banos Prison Camp Raid: The Philippines 1945

    History March 18, 2018

    On the southwest shore of Laguna de Bay in the Philippines stood the Los Banos Internment Camp. Held within were 2,147 starving POWs, surrounded by thousands of Japanese troops. As the desperate battle for Manila raged, only 130 Paratroopers could be...

  • Philippines: Islands of Enchantment

    Philippines: Islands of Enchantment

    History March 18, 2018

    Full of stunning photography, this travel pictorial and Philippines guidebook captures the soul of a tropical island nation. The Philippines: Islands of Enchantment captures all the marvels and excitement found throughout the 7000-island ar...

  • The Philippines - The Land and the People

    The Philippines - The Land and the People

    History March 18, 2018

    If you're visiting the Philippines for the first time -- or have a friend who is about to re-locate -- this capsule introduction to the fascinating archipelago is a must-read. History in broadstrokes as well as sociological and business insights make...

  • The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)

    The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)

    History March 18, 2018

    No work accomplished since the American occupation is of more fundamental and far-reaching importance than that of the Bureau of Education. In order to appreciate it one must gain some familiarity with the conditions which prevailed in Spanish times....

  • Luzon 1945: The final liberation of the Philippines (Campaign)

    Luzon 1945: The final liberation of the Philippines (Campaign)

    History March 18, 2018

    Driven from the Philippines in 1942, General Douglas MacArthur returned three years later to force the Japanese off of its main island of Luzon. Containing the capital of Manila, vital natural resources as well as thousands of Allied prisoners of war...