Download e-book for iPad: America in the Philippines, 1899-1902: The First Torture by Christopher J. Einolf

By Christopher J. Einolf

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 conflict and the resultant political scandal that resulted. Drawing on fundamental resource records to build a close narrative historical past of the occasions, the e-book additionally proposes an unique thought for the motives of torture, which emphasizes the ethical business enterprise 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 warfare case to the newer use of torture below the George W. Bush management and makes thoughts for researchers and advocates.

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