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Author Woods, Colleen, 1980- author.

Title Freedom incorporated anticommunism and Philippine independence in the age of decolonization / Colleen Woods
Published Ithaca, New York Cornell University Press 2020
©2020
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Series The United States in the World
United States in the world.
Contents Introduction : A Decolonized Empire -- An Amazing Record of Red Plotting : Policing Radical and Racial Boundaries in the Colonial Philippines -- State Violence and the Problem of Political Legitimacy : WWII, Philippine Independence, and the Hukbalahap -- The Anti-Communist International : The Philippine Front and Global Anticommunist Warfare -- Efficient, Honest, and Democratic : US Foreign Aid, Public Administration, and the Campaign Against Corruption -- A Dirty, Half-Hidden War : The CIA and US-Philippine Covert Operations in Southeast Asia -- Epilogue : A Friendship Written in Blood
Summary "Freedom Incorporated tells the story of American and Filipino anticommunists who sought to turn the Philippines into a laboratory for exportable models of decolonization, postcolonial statehood, and anticommunist warfare"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Anti-communist movements -- Philippines
Anti-imperialist movements -- Philippines
Decolonization -- Philippines
Postcolonialism -- Philippines
Anti-communist movements
Anti-imperialist movements
Decolonization
Diplomatic relations
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
Politics and government
Postcolonialism
Philippines -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Philippines -- Politics and government -- 20th century
United States -- Foreign relations -- Philippines.
Philippines
United States
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019047029
ISBN 1501749145
1501749153
9781501749148
9781501749155