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The year is 1898. A still-innocent America finds itself in possession of the Philippine Islands, the spoils of a resounding defeat of the mighty Spanish empire. Insurrection, the story of Americaas forgotten war, is told through the eyes of historyas most colorful participants, bringing to life the events that make up the true story of Americaas attempt at an overseas empiThe year is 1898. A still-innocent America finds itself in possession of the Philippine Islands, the spoils of a resounding defeat of the mighty Spanish empire. Insurrection, the story of Americaas forgotten war, is told through the eyes of historyas most colorful participants, bringing to life the events that make up the true story of Americaas attempt at an overseas empire. It is the story of our countryas thirteen-year struggle to hold onto its fledgling colony and of the Filipinosa desperate fight for independence. Insurrection brings to life men like the adventure-seeking Colonel Fredrick Funston, who makes the ill-fated decision to bring his bride of two weeks with him to battle; General Arthur MacArthur, who would fight on the same islands his son Douglas would liberate some forty years later; and school dropout Emilio Aguinaldo, who finds himself thrust into the role of leading his country toward independence. But jealousy and the assassination of the countryas most able general threaten to topple the rebellion and destroy a once-mighty nation....

Title : Insurrection: A Novel of the Philippine and American War
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ISBN : 9781591296898
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 258 Pages
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