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Empire"s proxy American literature and U.S. imperialism in the Philippines by Meg Wesling

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMeg Wesling
SeriesAmerica and the long 19th century
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS217.I47 W48 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24538337M
ISBN 109780814794760, 9780814794777, 9780814794784
LC Control Number2010021006

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