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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, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 659 pages) : illustrations.
Series New perspectives in Southeast Asian studies
New perspectives in Southeast Asian studies.
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902)
Espionage, American -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century.
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Secret service.
Philippines -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Chronological Term 1899-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History
Other Form: Print version: McCoy, Alfred W. Policing America's empire. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2009 9780299234140 (DLC) 2009010253 (OCoLC)316327170
ISBN 9780299234133 (electronic bk.)
0299234134 (electronic bk.)
9780299234140 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0299234142