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The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States, and the Philippines

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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. ...more
Paperback, 538 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by University of North Carolina Press
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It is entirely unfortunate that this volume, reflecting truly impressive research conducted by Paul Kramer in examining racial relations between the US and the Philippines during the colonial period, is almost entirely obscured by his relentless use of jargon and the often abstract, esoteric quality of his analysis.

Thoroughly saturated by such traditional social-science terms as "discourses" and "minoritize," Kramer goes on to employ new terms such as "exterminism," "indigenism," and "imaginari
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