The U. S. Army and Counterinsurgency in the Philippine War, 1899-1902 / Edition 1

The U. S. Army and Counterinsurgency in the Philippine War, 1899-1902 / Edition 1

by Brian McAllister Linn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807849480

ISBN-13: 9780807849484

Pub. Date: 12/15/2000

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

After defeating the Philippine Republic's conventional forces in 1899, the U.S. Army was broken up into small garrisons to prepare Luzon for colonial rule. The Filipino nationalists transformed their resistance into a guerrilla warfare that varied so greatly from region to region in its organization, strategy, and tactics that early American attempts at

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After defeating the Philippine Republic's conventional forces in 1899, the U.S. Army was broken up into small garrisons to prepare Luzon for colonial rule. The Filipino nationalists transformed their resistance into a guerrilla warfare that varied so greatly from region to region in its organization, strategy, and tactics that early American attempts at centralization and nonmilitary pacification were useless. The study offers new insights for counterinsurgency theory and for the study of America's military experience in Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807849484
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
12/15/2000
Edition description:
1
Pages:
276
Sales rank:
1,033,395
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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