The Resource Lansdale, Magsaysay, America, and the Philippines : a case study of limited intervention counterinsurgency, Andrew E. Lembke

Lansdale, Magsaysay, America, and the Philippines : a case study of limited intervention counterinsurgency, Andrew E. Lembke

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Lansdale, Magsaysay, America, and the Philippines : a case study of limited intervention counterinsurgency
Title
Lansdale, Magsaysay, America, and the Philippines
Title remainder
a case study of limited intervention counterinsurgency
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Andrew E. Lembke
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eng
Summary
Historians tend to agree that Ramon Magsaysay's leadership and his relationship with Edward Lansdale are two of the most important features of the Philippine governments campaign against the Huks from 1946-1954. Yet the nuances of his leadership and the nature of their relationship deserve greater investigation. This thesis seeks to further illuminate Magsaysay and Lansdale's relationship by focusing on the role of empathy and sociocultural understanding, in defeating the Huks and restoring the Philippine government's legitimacy. U.S. policy in the Philippines at the time, bolstered regimes riddled with corruption, graft, and nepotism, reinforcing poor governance, and resulting in a loss of government legitimacy. This energized the Huk movement until they were on the verge of toppling the government. A change in U.S. policy coincided with the emergence of Magsaysay and Lansdale. They reversed Huk momentum, rejuvenated the demoralized and oppressive armed forces, and restored the Philippine government's legitimacy, all in less than four years. Their shared, genuine empathy for the Filipino people fostered deep sociocultural understanding. Their combined capabilities and resources then translated empathy and sociocultural understanding into concrete measures to combat the Huks and rebuild popular support for the government
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Lembke, Andrew E
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federal national government publication
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maps
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS686.5
LC item number
.L37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Combat Studies Institute (U.S.)
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Art of war papers
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  • Lansdale, Edward Geary
  • Magsaysay, Ramon
  • Hukbong Mapagpalaya ng Bayan (Philippines)
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Philippines
  • United States
  • Philippines
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Lansdale, Magsaysay, America, and the Philippines : a case study of limited intervention counterinsurgency, Andrew E. Lembke
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General Military History
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-126)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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mixed
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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880125907
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1 online resource (ix, 127 pages)
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online
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  • Approved for public release; Distribution is unlimited
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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map.
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PDF; Adobe Reader required; 142 p.; 1.32 MB.
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remote
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Lansdale, Magsaysay, America, and the Philippines : a case study of limited intervention counterinsurgency, Andrew E. Lembke
Publication
Note
General Military History
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-126)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
880125907
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 127 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
  • Approved for public release; Distribution is unlimited
  • Open access content
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map.
Physical substance
PDF; Adobe Reader required; 142 p.; 1.32 MB.
Specific material designation
remote

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