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Author Jones, Gregg R.

Title Honor in the dust : Theodore Roosevelt, war in the Philippines, and the rise and fall of America's imperial dream / Gregg Jones.

Imprint New York : New American Library, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    959.9031 JON    Available
Description xvi, 430 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-420) and index.
Contents America rises. Call to arms ; "He is no tender chicken" ; America's Marine ; Manila Bay ; Guantánamo Bay ; "It was war, and it was magnificent" ; The eagle spreads its wings -- Imperial glory. "White man's burden" ; Spring victories, summer stalemate ; "The Filipino Republic is destroyed" ; " A nasty little war" ; "Men of a bygone age" ; "Brave hearts and bright weapons" ; The Election of 1900 -- The bloody work of empire. "War without limits" ; The massacre at Balangiga ; Hell-roaring Jake ; "Kill and burn!" ; Death in the jungle -- Questions of honor. "Deeds of hideous cruelty" ; The trial of Major Waller ' "The President desires all the facts' ; "Blood grown hot" ; Homecoming ; "Where is the line to be drawn?"
Subject Waller, Littleton Waller Tazewell, 1856-1926.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Campaigns -- Sumer.
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Atrocities.
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Political aspects -- United States.
Philippines -- Annexation to the United States.
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