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Policing Americaas Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State

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At the dawn of the twentieth century, the U.S. Army swiftly occupied Manila and then plunged into a decade-long pacification campaign with striking parallels to today's war in Iraq. Armed with cutting-edge technology from America's first information revolution, the U.S. colonial regime created the most modern police and intelligence units anywhere under the American flag. In Policing America's Empire Alfred W. McCoy shows how this imperial panopticon slowly crushed the Filipino revolutionary movement with a lethal mix of ...

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Policing Americaas Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State
2009, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299234140

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