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By Robin Jeffrey

ISBN-10: 0333278577

ISBN-13: 9780333278574

ISBN-10: 1349166340

ISBN-13: 9781349166343

Creation / Robin Jeffrey --
The Philippines / Alfred W. McCoy --
India / Robin Jeffrey --
Indonesia / Anthony Reid --
Vietnam / David Marr --
Malaya / Lee Kam Hing --
end / D.A. Low.

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Mestizo Spanish term meaning mixed blood and used to describe the offspring of unions between MalayFilipinos and foreigners. Spanish mestizos were less numerous and received special privileges from the Spanish regime. Chinese mestizo communities developed in all major Philippine towns in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. AmericanFilipino unions were less common. Unless qualified, the term mestizo is used to refer to Chinese-Filipino racial mixture. 1 The Philippines: Independence without Decolonisation Alfred W.

Unlike Britain, Holland and Spain, who required territorial empires to augment the meagre resources found within their narrow confmes, the United States was preoccupied with settling a vast and bountiful continent. The United States lacked sufficient domestic capital for the development of its own resources and had few investors seriously interested in speculating in remote tropical enterprises. America's main aim in acquiring overseas territories at the century's turn was strategic - the Panama Canal Zone, Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba, Pearl Harbour in Hawaii and Guam Island in the Western Pacific.

Hall, A History of South-East Asia (London: Macmillan, 1976; 1st pubd 1955) p. 3. 18. Austin Coates, Rizal. Philippine Nationalist and Martyr (Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1968) pp. 155-6; J. P. Haithcox, Nationalism and Communism in India (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971) pp. 5-6; Stephen Hay, Asian Ideas of East and West (Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1970) pp. 322-3; S. : Harvard University Press, 1976) p. 101; Alexander Woodside, Community and Revolution in Modem Vietnam (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976) p.

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