Download PDF by James Hamilton-Paterson: America’s Boy: The Marcoses and the Philippines (Faber

By James Hamilton-Paterson

In 1986 the overthrow of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos through Cory Aquino's 'People strength' revolution concentrated worldwide consciousness at the Philippines. Western media took their lead from the U.S., and the untrammelled denigration of the fleeing dictator and his spouse served to tarnish the Philippines extra commonly. James Hamilton-Paterson, who knew the Philippines good having lived there for a few years, resolved in America's Boy (1998) to ascertain the Marcoses extra heavily - to not exonerate them yet, fairly, to provide an explanation for the political and social roots in their regime, sustained for thus lengthy via aid from Washington.
'The final booklet in regards to the nationwide personality of the Philippines... either a heritage and a psychoanalysis of an entire humans, a socio-political travel de force.' Carmen Guerrero Nakpil, Malaya
'Every web page monitors Hamilton-Paterson's mastery of his material... required analyzing for an individual drawn to the long-lasting impression of U.S. coverage within the Philippines.' Publishers Weekly

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