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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

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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 sexual intimacies between native Philippine and U.S. subjects. The real and imagined intimacies—whether ...
March 21, 2018
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

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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 how the camp went through a drastic change, from good conditions in the early days to impending mass...
March 21, 2018
State and Society in the Philippines (State & Society in East Asia)

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

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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 and social forces. Patricio N. Abinales and Donna J. Amoroso examine the long history of institutio...
March 18, 2018
Philippines: A Visual Journey

Philippines: A Visual Journey

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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 the splendor of its coastal beaches and terraced mountains. Seventy million Filipinos have been nur...
March 18, 2018
Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

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

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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 referred to herself as not only the head of state but also “the CEO of a global Philippine enterprise ...
March 18, 2018
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

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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 were thrown into Japanese POW camps while dozens of others slipped away to organize guerrilla force...
March 18, 2018
Chew the Bones: Maddog Essays on Philippine History

Chew the Bones: Maddog Essays on Philippine History

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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 school. In this world slaves get benefits worthy of a corporate highflier. A redhaired hard-to-handle H...
March 18, 2018
The Los Banos Prison Camp Raid: The Philippines 1945

The Los Banos Prison Camp Raid: The Philippines 1945

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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 spared for the rescue operation. Supported by Alamo Scouts, local guerrillas, and amphibious tracto...
March 18, 2018
Philippines: Islands of Enchantment

Philippines: Islands of Enchantment

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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 archipelago. Beautiful photographs by award-winning photographer George Tapan are paired with rich tex...
March 18, 2018
The Philippines - The Land and the People

The Philippines - The Land and the People

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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 this the essential guide.
March 18, 2018
The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)

The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)

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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.The first evidence of the Spanish governmental attitude toward education in the Philippines is found...
March 18, 2018
Luzon 1945: The final liberation of the Philippines (Campaign)

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

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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, the triumph at Luzon would be a vital step on the road to victory as the Americans continued to is...
March 18, 2018