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Fighting from a distance : how Filipino exiles helped topple a dictator

Author: J Fuentecilla
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2017.
Series: Asian American experience.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During February 1986, a grassroots revolution overthrew the fourteen-year dictatorship of former president Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines. In this book, Jose V. Fuentecilla describes how Filipino exiles and immigrants in the United States played a crucial role in this victory, acting as the overseas arm of the opposition to help return their country to democracy.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Fuentecilla
ISBN: 9780252095092 025209509X
OCLC Number: 1004351915
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2013.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white).
Series Title: Asian American experience.
Responsibility: Jose V. Fuentecilla.

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During February 1986, a grassroots revolution overthrew the fourteen-year dictatorship of former president Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines. In this book, Jose V. Fuentecilla describes how Filipino exiles and immigrants in the United States played a crucial role in this victory, acting as the overseas arm of the opposition to help return their country to democracy.

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