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.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Espionage, American -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century. Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Secret service. Philippines -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements. (publisher).
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