Christopher J. Einolf's America in the Philippines, 1899-1902: The First Torture PDF

By Christopher J. Einolf

ISBN-10: 113746075X

ISBN-13: 9781137460752

ISBN-10: 1349689874

ISBN-13: 9781349689873

the United States within the Philippines, 1899-1902: the 1st Torture Scandal analyzes the USA army's use of the 'water treatment' torture within the Philippine conflict and the consequent political scandal that resulted. Drawing on fundamental resource files to build a close narrative heritage of the occasions, the booklet additionally proposes an unique idea for the motives of torture, which emphasizes the ethical organization of low-level actors. Einolf makes use of the ancient debate to light up theories of present-day human rights advocacy. the belief relates the Philippine struggle case to the newer use of torture less than the George W. Bush management and makes concepts for researchers and advocates.

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