The blood of government : race, empire, the United States, & the Philippines

  title={The blood of government : race, empire, the United States, \& the Philippines},
  author={Paul A. Kramer},
  • P. Kramer
  • Published 17 April 2006
  • History, Political Science
In 1899 the United States, having announced its arrival as a world power during the Spanish-Cuban-American War, inaugurated a brutal war of imperial conquest against the Philippine Republic. Over the next five decades, U.S. imperialists justified their colonial empire by crafting novel racial ideologies adapted to new realities of collaboration and anticolonial resistance. In this pathbreaking, transnational study, Paul A. Kramer reveals how racial politics served U.S. empire, and how empire… 

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