America in the Philippines, 1899-1902: The First Torture by Christopher J. Einolf

By Christopher J. Einolf

the USA within the Philippines, 1899-1902: the 1st Torture Scandal analyzes the U.S. army's use of the 'water medication' torture within the Philippine battle and the resultant political scandal that resulted. Drawing on fundamental resource records to build an in depth narrative background of the occasions, the e-book additionally proposes an unique concept for the factors of torture, which emphasizes the ethical employer of low-level actors. Einolf makes use of the historic debate to light up theories of present-day human rights advocacy. the realization relates the Philippine conflict case to the more moderen use of torture below the George W. Bush management and makes suggestions for researchers and advocates.

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