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Moroland, 1899-1906 : America's first attempt to transform an Islamic society

Author: Robert A Fulton
Publisher: Bend, Or. : Tumalo Creek Press, ©2007.
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As a result of an unanticipated outcome of the Spanish-American War of 1898 and arrival of the United States as a world power, the United States had the task of "civilizing" the Moros of the southern Philippine Islands. This book chronicles the nation's first experience in occupying, ruling, and attempting to transform a traditional Islamic society and place it on an uncertain path towards democracy.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fulton, Robert A.
Moroland, 1899-1906.
Bend, Or. : Tumalo Creek Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608614327
Named Person: Leonard Wood; Leonard Wood
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Fulton
ISBN: 9780979517303 0979517303
OCLC Number: 181520114
Description: v, 417 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Prologue : "a cruel and barbarous race" --
"They are like a matchbox" --
Los Moros --
The Bates agreement --
Sailing the Sulu sea --
The man who would be Sultan --
The engineer --
Battle of Bayan --
The Lake Lanao campaigns --
Center stage --
"Introducing new orders" --
"One clean-cut lesson" --
"Like a mad tiger" --
"The kindest thing to do" --
On Datu Ali's trail --
"They will probably have to be exterminated" --
The battle of the clouds --
"Clean the place up" --
Lessons unexamined.
Responsibility: Robert A. Fulton.

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As a result of an unanticipated outcome of the Spanish-American War of 1898 and arrival of the United States as a world power, the United States had the task of "civilizing" the Moros of the southern Philippine Islands. This book chronicles the nation's first experience in occupying, ruling, and attempting to transform a traditional Islamic society and place it on an uncertain path towards democracy.

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