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Author McCoy, Alfred W.

Title Policing America's empire [electronic resource] : the United States, the Philippines, and the rise of the surveillance state / Alfred W. McCoy.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 659 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series New perspectives in Southeast Asian studies
New perspectives in Southeast Asian studies.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Capillaries of empire -- Colonial coercion -- Surveillance and scandal -- Paramilitary pacification -- Constabulary covert operations -- Policing the tribal zone -- American police in Manila -- The Conley Case -- President Wilson's surveillance state -- President Quezon's Commonwealth -- Philippine republic -- Martial law terror -- Unsheathing the sword -- Ramos's supercops -- Estrada's racketeering -- Extrajudicial executions -- Crucibles of counterinsurgency.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2012. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject Espionage, American -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century.
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Secret service.
Philippines -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 9780299234140 0299234142 (DLC) 2009010253

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