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Vestiges of war : the Philippine-American War and the aftermath of an imperial dream, 1899-1999

Author: Angel Velasco Shaw; Luis Francia
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2000.
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A Compelling Account Of The Consequences Of American Colonialism In The Philippines Through Critical And Visual Art Essays.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angel Velasco Shaw; Luis Francia
ISBN: 0814797903 9780814797907 0814797911 9780814797914
OCLC Number: 59333163
Notes: "A project of Asian/Pacific/American Studies, New York University."
Description: [1 volume]
Contents: Exquisite Betrayal / Angel Velasco Shaw --
Excised from the Rind of Things / Luis H. Francia --
A Philippine History Lesson / Alfrredo Navarro Salanga --
The Philippine-American War: Friendship and Forgetting / Reynaldo C. Ileto --
Uneasy Observers: Germans and the Philippine-American War / Wigan Salazar --
Mark Twain's Anti-Imperialist Writings in the "American Century" / Jim Zwick --
To the Person Sitting in Darkness / Mark Twain --
Visual Essay: Philippine Photo Album / Bencab --
Visual Essay: Daantaon/A Century / Antipas Delotavo. Visual Essay: The Testament of the Motherland or Panahon ng Mga Amerikano/American Period / Brenda Fajardo --
The Hills Are Still There / Resil Mojares --
4 February / Alfrredo Navarro Salanga --
An American Colonial State: Authority and Structure in Southern Mindanao / Patricio Abinales --
Fagen and Other Ghosts: African-Americans and the Philippine-American War / Rene G. Ontal --
Casualty Figures of the American Soldier and the Other: Post-1898 Allegories of Imperial Nation-Building as "Love and War" / Oscar V. Campomanes. Racism and Intervention in the Third World, Past and Present / Daniel Boone Schirmer --
The Miseducation of the Filipino / Renato Constantino --
From Colonizer to Liberator: How U.S. Colonialism Succeeded in Reinventing Itself After the Pacific War / Bienvenido Lumbera --
5 February / Alfrredo Navarro Salanga --
Baguio Between Two Wars: The Creation and Destruction of a Summer Capital / Erlyn Ruth Alcantara --
Imperialist Fictions: The Filipino in the Imperialist Imaginary / Nick Deocampo --
Food and War / Doreen G. Fernandez. English Is Your Mother Tongue/Ang Ingles Ay ang tongue ng Ina Mo / Eric Gamalinda --
Baguio Graffiti / Santiago Bose --
Visual Essay: Pagmulat/Awakening / Genara Banzon --
Visual Essay: Lumayo Kayo at Magparami/Go Forth and Mulitply / Alwin Reamillo --
10 February and 16 February / Alfrredo Navarro Salanga --
Quod Nomen Mihi Est? Excerpts From a Conversation With Satan / Paul Pfeiffer --
Kindred Distance / Yong Soon Min --
The Hairy Hand / Nguyen Qui Duc --
Notes From the Other Cartography / Guillermo Gomez-Pena. Poppy's House: History, Pop Culture, and the Reevaluation of a Filipino-American "Sixty-Cents" in Guam / Vicente Diaz --
Visual Essay: Home Is Where You Are / Emilio Ganot --
Scenes From the Play, Dageaters / Jessica Hagedorn --
Five Poems / Luis H. Francia --
Dust Memories / Dionisio Velasco --
20 February / Alfrredo Navarro Salanga --
Parricides, Bastards and Counterrevolution: Refections on the Philippine Centennial / Vicente L. Rafael. An Open Wound: Colonial Melancholia and Contemporary Filipino/American Texts / Sarita Echavez See --
Excerpts from Umbilical Cord / Angel Velasco Shaw --
Visual Essay: Maidens in the Philippines / Christina Quisumbing Ramilo --
Visual Essay: Colonizado / Mariano Del Rosorio --
Visual Essay: Manananggal, No Es Una Virgen / Manuel Ocampo --
Visual Essay: The Labyrinth / Roberto Villanuevo --
Afterword: The Secret Archives / John Kuo Wei Tehen.
Responsibility: edited by Angel Velasco Shaw and Luis H. Francia.


Examines the official American nationalist story of benevolent assimilation and fraternal tutelage in its half century of colonial occupation of the Philippines. This book shows the consequences of  Read more...


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"Through forceful poems, archival phots, art, visual essays, plays and memoirs, three dozen contributors. . .weigh in against the glossed over or repressed history of the war and its aftermath in the Read more...

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