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The American colonial state in the Philippines : global perspectives
In 1898, the United States declared sovereignty over the Philippines, an archipelago of seven thousand islands inhabited by seven million people of various ethnicities. While it became a colonialExpand
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Projections of Power: The United States and Europe in Colonial Southeast Asia, 1919–1941
Acknowledgments Introduction 1: New Threats and New Opportunities: Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia, 1919-1929 2: "The Highways of Trade Will Be Highways of Peace": United States Trade andExpand
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Cold War Orientalism: Asia in the Middlebrow Imagination, 1945–1961 . By Christina Klein. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003. xiv, 316 pp. $55.00 (paper).
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  • The Journal of Asian Studies
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famous book by Leslie Gelb, The Irony of Vietnam: The System Worked (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1979), Jensen notes that America’s goal of containment, not a conventional militaryExpand
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Prohibition as Superiority: Policing Opium in South-East Asia, 1898–1925
Francis Burton Harrison, the new United States governorgeneral, arrived in the Philippines on 6 October 1913 ready to carry out Woodrow Wilson's Progressive ideas, newspaper headlines announced theExpand
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Opium, the United States, and the Civilizing Mission in Colonial Southeast Asia1
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  • The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs
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Opium played a critical and contradictory role in the rhetoric and practice of the civilizing mission in colonial Southeast Asia at the turn civilizing projects, while colonial governments struggledExpand
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Secret Police Cooperation and the Roots of Anti-Communism in Interwar Southeast Asia
The end of the Cold War has given scholars new opportunity to re view the origins, meaning, and even purpose of the Cold War.1 Nor malization of relations between the United States and Vietnam,Expand
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