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By James Hamilton-Paterson

In 1986 the overthrow of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos by means of Cory Aquino's 'People energy' revolution concentrated international recognition at the Philippines. Western media took their lead from the U.S., and the untrammelled denigration of the fleeing dictator and his spouse served to tarnish the Philippines extra usually. James Hamilton-Paterson, who knew the Philippines good having lived there for a few years, resolved in America's Boy (1998) to envision the Marcoses extra heavily - to not exonerate them yet, particularly, to give an explanation for the political and social roots in their regime, sustained for therefore lengthy via aid from Washington.
'The final ebook concerning the nationwide personality of the Philippines... either a heritage and a psychoanalysis of a complete humans, a socio-political journey de force.' Carmen Guerrero Nakpil, Malaya
'Every web page monitors Hamilton-Paterson's mastery of his material... required interpreting for somebody attracted to the long-lasting impression of U.S. coverage within the Philippines.' Publishers Weekly

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