New PDF release: America’s Boy: The Marcoses and the Philippines (Faber

By James Hamilton-Paterson

In 1986 the overthrow of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos by means of Cory Aquino's 'People strength' revolution targeted worldwide cognizance 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 in most cases. James Hamilton-Paterson, who knew the Philippines good having lived there for a few years, resolved in America's Boy (1998) to envision the Marcoses extra heavily - to not exonerate them yet, quite, to give an explanation for the political and social roots in their regime, sustained for thus lengthy through aid from Washington.
'The final publication in regards to the nationwide personality of the Philippines... either a background and a psychoanalysis of an entire humans, a socio-political journey de force.' Carmen Guerrero Nakpil, Malaya
'Every web page screens Hamilton-Paterson's mastery of his material... required examining for a person drawn to the iconic influence of U.S. coverage within the Philippines.' Publishers Weekly

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