Publisher: Rutgers University Press (May 6, 2004)
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in the course of a rite held in 1996 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of formal Philippine independence, the U.S. flag was once being diminished whereas the Philippine flag used to be being raised, and the 2 grew to become entangled. within the Star-Entangled Banner, Sharon Delmendo demonstrates that this incident is indicative of the longstanding not easy courting among the 2 nations. whilst confronted with a countrywide quandary or a compelling have to reestablish its autonomy, each one state sarcastically turns to its historical past with the opposite to outline its position within the world.Each bankruptcy of the e-book bargains with a separate factor during this associated background: the impression of Buffalo Bill’s convey at the proto-nationalism of José Rizal, who's frequently defined because the “First Filipino”; the portrayal of the Philippines in American children’s books; again to Bataan, a global warfare II motion picture starring John Wayne; the post-independence fiction of F. Sionil José; and the refusal of the U..S army to come back the Balangiga Bells, that have been taken as warfare booty throughout the Philippine-American battle. finally, Delmendo demonstrates how the consequences of U.S. imperialism within the Philippines proceed to resonate in U.S. overseas coverage within the submit chilly struggle period and the struggle on terrorism.