In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines Quotes

Stanley Karnow
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"Damn the Americans! Why don't they tyrannize us more?" Chapter 1, pg. 16

"It's not what you are and what you can do, but who you are, your name and your connections." Chapter 1, pg. 22

"For a bag of pepper they could cut each other's throats without hesitation, and would forswear their souls..." Chapter 2, pg. 30

"They have a lively wit, and easily learn Christian doctrine." Chapter 2, pg. 42

"They first send in an interpreter, not with gifts or to speak of God, but to demand tribute. The people, never having been subjects of a king or a lord, are puzzled and shocked when forced to hand over their necklaces or bracelets, their only property....Some refuse, others submit reluctantly and still others flee to the hills, terrified by this strange new race of armed men." Chapter 3, pg. 50

"He is a mixture of abjectness and ferocity, timidity and wonderful courage, indolent laziness and...

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