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“‘Come, let us build a Third Kingdom, and in this Third Reich, hey, sisters, you will live happily; hey, brothers, you will live happily; hey, kids, you will live happily; hey, you German patriots, you will see Germany sitting enthroned above all the peoples in this world.’ How clever Hitler was, brothers and sisters, in depicting these ideals!”

Thus the late President Suka
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Paperback, 374 pages
Published September 17th 1998 by Verso (first published September 1st 1998)
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Manuel
The book has a good compact chapter on Philippine history called "Cacique Democracy." It covers the arrival of the Spaniards to the Aquino years. It argues that mestizos, especially of the Chinese/Tagalog variety, were the instigators of the Katipunan movement that launched the Philippine revolution of 1896. Furthermore, the mestizos effectively took control of the commonwealth under U.S. auspices until 1946.
Vip Vinyaratn
Many great articles on South-East Asian
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Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson is Aaron L. Binenkorb Professor Emeritus of International Studies, Government & Asian Studies at Cornell University, and is best known for his celebrated book Imagined Communities, first published in 1983. Anderson was born in Kunming, China, to James O'Gorman Anderson and Veronica Beatrice Bigham, and in 1941 the family moved to California. In 1957, Anderson ...more
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