Freedom incorporated anticommunism and Philippine independence in the age of decolonization (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Freedom incorporated anticommunism and Philippine independence in the age of decolonization

Author: Colleen Woods
Publisher: Ithaca, New York Cornell University Press 2020. ©2020.
Series: The United States in the World.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Freedom Incorporated tells the story of American and Filipino anticommunists who sought to turn the Philippines into a laboratory for exportable models of decolonization, postcolonial statehood, and anticommunist warfare"--
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen Woods
ISBN: 9781501749155 1501749153 9781501749148 1501749145
OCLC Number: 1286786602
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: Introduction : A Decolonized Empire --
An Amazing Record of Red Plotting : Policing Radical and Racial Boundaries in the Colonial Philippines --
State Violence and the Problem of Political Legitimacy : WWII, Philippine Independence, and the Hukbalahap --
The Anti-Communist International : The Philippine Front and Global Anticommunist Warfare --
Efficient, Honest, and Democratic : US Foreign Aid, Public Administration, and the Campaign Against Corruption --
A Dirty, Half-Hidden War : The CIA and US-Philippine Covert Operations in Southeast Asia --
Epilogue : A Friendship Written in Blood.
Series Title: The United States in the World.
Responsibility: Colleen Woods.

Abstract:

"Freedom Incorporated tells the story of American and Filipino anticommunists who sought to turn the Philippines into a laboratory for exportable models of decolonization, postcolonial statehood, and anticommunist warfare"--

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"Woods presents a complex revisionist history of the relationship between the US and the Philippines during the early decades of the Cold War. This thoroughly researched monograph shines a light on Read more...

 
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