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

By Christopher J. Einolf

ISBN-10: 113746075X

ISBN-13: 9781137460752

ISBN-10: 1349689874

ISBN-13: 9781349689873

the USA within the Philippines, 1899-1902: the 1st Torture Scandal analyzes the U.S. army's use of the 'water therapy' torture within the Philippine struggle and the consequent political scandal that resulted. Drawing on fundamental resource records to build an in depth narrative background of the occasions, the booklet additionally proposes an unique conception for the motives of torture, which emphasizes the ethical service provider of low-level actors. Einolf makes use of the old debate to light up theories of present-day human rights advocacy. the realization 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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