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Book:The Moro War : how America battled a Muslim insurgency in the Philippine jungle, 1902-1913 / James R. Arnold.:2011.:1st U.S. ed. Book The Moro War : how America battled a Muslim insurgency in the Philippine jungle, 1902-1913 / James R. Arnold.
The Moro War : how America battled a Muslim insurgency in the Philippine jungle, 1902-1913 / James R. Arnold.
Author: Arnold, James R 1952-
Publication year: 2011.
Language: English
Call Number DS685 .A76 2011
Media class: Book
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press
ISBN: 9781608190249 1608190242
Extent: 306 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
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Description:
Documents the early twentieth-century battle against Muslim insurgents in the southern Philippines, discussing the fierce debates between military supporters and peace advocates while offering insight into the challenges faced by U.S. forces and the contributions of future general John Pershing.
A place called Moroland -- First contacts -- The Battle of Bayan -- The rise of Jack Pershing -- The conquest begins -- "A model administrator" -- The new governor takes charge -- Leonard Wood goes to war -- "Like rats in a trap" -- Eye of the storm -- Storm at Bud Dajo -- The end of the storm -- Tasker Bliss and the return to benign assimilation -- The problems of pacification -- "Sponge cake, coffee, cigars" -- Jungle patrols -- The return of John Pershing -- Bud Bagsak : the last battle -- A forgotten war -- Afterword : the cradle of leadership.

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