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Author Fuentecilla, Jose V.
Title Fighting from a distance : how Filipino exiles helped topple a dictator / Jose V. Fuentecilla.
Published Urbana, Chicago and Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2013]
©2013.
Book Cover
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Floor2  DS686.5 .F84 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xi, 162 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Asian American experience.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-139) and index.
Contents The first exiles : escaping from the homeland -- Rough landings : surviving the first years -- Into the land of the fearful : dread and apathy -- The big divide : differences hindering unity -- Martial law and beyond : how the dictator usurped power -- Early organizing : conflicting opposition groups -- Learning how to lobby : how the United States fought the exiles -- Down with rhetoric! : turning to radical means -- The war of words : winning hearts and minds -- Reviving the opposition : arrival of an exile hero -- Reviewing the decade : adding up the losses and wins -- "It's not all Greek to me" : bringing the fight to the homeland -- A man for many seasons : the leader who led the movement.
Subject Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1973-1996.
Movement for a Free Philippines (Organization)
Filipinos -- United States -- History.
Exiles -- Political activity -- United States.
Marcos, Ferdinand E. (Ferdinand Edralin), 1917-1989.
Philippines -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Philippines.
ISBN 0252037588 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780252037580 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780252079122 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252079124 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard # 40022263879
OCLC number 828626830