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Author McCoy, Alfred W.
Title Policing America's empire : the United States, the Philippines, and the rise of the surveillance state / Alfred W. McCoy.
Imprint Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 2009.

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Series New perspectives in Southeast Asian studies
New perspectives in Southeast Asian studies.
Subject Espionage, American -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century.
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Secret service.
Philippines -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 659 pages) : illustrations.
Contents Capillaries of empire -- Colonial coercion -- Surveillance and scandal -- Paramilitary pacification -- Constabulary covert operations -- Policing the tribal zone -- American police in Manila -- The Conley Case -- President Wilson's surveillance state -- President Quezon's Commonwealth -- Philippine republic -- Martial law terror -- Unsheathing the sword -- Ramos's supercops -- Estrada's racketeering -- Extrajudicial executions -- Crucibles of counterinsurgency.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Espionage, American -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century. Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Secret service. Philippines -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements. (publisher).
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9780299234133 (electronic bk.)
0299234134 (electronic bk.)
9780299234140 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0299234142
OCLC # 550642875
Additional Format Print version: McCoy, Alfred W. Policing America's empire. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 2009 9780299234140 (DLC) 2009010253 (OCoLC)316327170