The Philippine-American War (Paperback)
If you want to discover the captivating history of the Philippine-American War between 1899-1902, then keep reading…The Philippine-American War of 1899-1902 was a dramatic, world-changing conflict that shaped the century to come and revealed the early stirrings of America’s drive for global power. The conflict and its aftershocks continue to influence the Philippines and the wider region to this day, leaving a legacy of governance, society, and economic organization. The Philippines today is an important American ally and a counterbalance to the growing Chinese power in South Asia, but the history between the United States and the Philippines has not always been as friendly as some may imagine–in fact, American-Filipino history is soaked in blood and defined by brutal, devastating combat. The Philippine-American War is, perhaps, something that many Americans and Filipinos would like to forget about, particularly in light of Filipino-American cooperation against the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in the Second World War, but it’s vital to study and understand the Philippine-American War in order to see a clear picture of what led to the world we know today and comprehend the scale of imperialism and military conquest that has defined the past centuries. In The Philippine-American War (1899-1902): A Captivating Guide to the Philippine Insurrection That Started When the United States of America Claimed Possession of the Philippines after the Spanish-American War, you will discover topics such as Manifest Destiny vs. Self-Determination The Waning Power of Spain An Uneasy Alliance Filipinos Prepare for Independence or War February 4, 1899: War Breaks Out Major Campaigns of the War America’s Military Government in the Philippines Escalation: The Naval Blockade and Fierce American Campaigns The War Hits Home The Capture of Aguinaldo Filipinos Are Defeated Guerilla Fighting Continues after the Official End of the War And much, much more! So if you want to learn more about the Philippine-American War (1899-1902), scroll up and click the “add to cart” button!