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

By Christopher J. Einolf

the US within the Philippines, 1899-1902: the 1st Torture Scandal analyzes the united states army's use of the 'water treatment' torture within the Philippine battle and the resultant political scandal that resulted. Drawing on basic resource files to build an in depth narrative background of the occasions, the booklet additionally proposes an unique concept for the factors of torture, which emphasizes the ethical supplier of low-level actors. Einolf makes use of the ancient debate to light up theories of present-day human rights advocacy. the realization relates the Philippine struggle case to the more moderen use of torture less than the George W. Bush management and makes strategies for researchers and advocates.

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