The Moro War

The Moro War

How America Battled A Muslim Insurgency in the Philippine Jungle, 1902-1913

Book - 2011
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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.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, [2011]
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781608190249
Branch Call Number: 959.9032 ARNOL
Characteristics: 306 pages

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2016

The war against the Moros was unique in American history.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2016

The Moro does not regard acts of piracy as resistance to the government. It is a legitimate source of income to be worked if it can be done without detection.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2016

When you once get them interested in trade they stop going to war.

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SEBoiko
Mar 24, 2016

So the Moros of Sulu and Mindanao learned that the world held two kinds of people-those who submitted to the will of Allah and those who did not-and that there could be no peace between the two.

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scottekarate
Apr 18, 2012

A good book. It's more narrative that name-date-fact. It's interesting to see the parallels between this war and our current wars.

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