Into the center of Pacific and Asian politics, with important and sometimes tragic consequences. The war thrust the U. S. This year begins the centennial of the Philippine War, one of the most controversial and poorly understood events in American history. By shifting away from the narrow focus on one or two provinces to encompass the entire archipelago, Linn offers a more thorough understanding of the entire war.
Linn also dispels many of the misunderstandings and historical inaccuracies surrounding the Philippine War. More than an overview of Filipino resistance and American pacification, this is a detailed study of the fighting in the "boondocks. In addition to presenting a detailed military history of the war, Linn challenges previous interpretations.
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. Silbey demonstrates in this taut, compelling history, the 1899 Philippine-American War was in fact all of these. It has been termed an insurgency, a guerrilla war, a revolution, and a conventional war.
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Since known as “the miracle of the Vistula, ” it remains one of the most crucial conflicts of the Western world. Drawing on both polish and russian sources, Norman Davies shows how this war was a pivotal event in the course of European history.
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Andean Tragedy: Fighting the War of the Pacific, 1879-1884 Studies in War, Society, and the MilitaryUniversity of Nebraska Press #ad - Bolivia lost its seacoast along with valuable nitrate and copper deposits to Chile, and Peru was forced to cede mineral rich Tarapaca and the province of Arica to the victor. Employing the primary and secondary sources of the countries involved, William F. Andean tragedy not only places the war in a crucial international context, but also explains why this devastating conflict resulted in a Chilean victory.
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S. Random House UK. Astonishingly good. G. After a three-month fight on two fronts half a world apart, the era of isolation was gone forever, as the United States formed alliances and gained spheres of influence that would shape its desstiny for decades to come. O'toole colorfully depicts the sweep of events and also presents new findings on the mysterious mission of the Maine and on the part played by Washington in the expansion of the conflict.
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Providing a detailed examination of the experiences and equipment of the opposing sides, and featuring rare and previously unpublished photographs, this book highlights this crucial yet oft-forgotten war that changed the future of American foreign policy during "the age of American imperialism. Random House UK.
The Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection: 1898-1902 Men-at-Arms #ad - Liveright Publishing Corporation. The us navy bombarded Manila in the Philippines, and landed its troops. In 1898 us public opinion turned against the Spanish for their repression of Cuba. A us expeditionary force was sent to cuba, where the troops encountered both difficult climate and terrain, despite being greatly outnumbered, and a fierce Spanish garrison which, fought hard before surrendering.
Many famous us personalities were involved, including future President Theodore Roosevelt, future general John Pershing, and journalists William Randolph Hearst and Stephen Crane. The war against the spanish may have been brief but as Henry Cabot Lodge declared: "Its results were startling, and of world-wide meaning.
Victory made the US a nation with global interests.
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Ballantine Books. Liveright Publishing Corporation. In a swiftly paced, karnow focuses on the relationship that has existed between the two nations since the United States acquired the country from Spain in 1898, ” an experiment marked from the outset by blundering, ignorance, brilliantly vivid narrative, examining how we have sought to remake the Philippines “in our image, and mutual misunderstanding.
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Moroland became a crucible of le Random House UK. The forgotten moro war, lasting from 1902 to 1913 in the islands of the southern Philippines, was the first confrontation between American soldiers and their allies and a determined Muslim insurgency. The moro war prefigured american wars in iraq and Afghanistan more than superficially: It was a bitter, drawn-out conflict in which American policy and aims were fiercely contested between advocates of punitive military measures and proponents of conciliation.
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