"This is an important and distinctive work. As an earlier discourse for understanding the diffusion of modernizing influences, technology, and global exchange, imperialism is the most important precursor to today's globalized economy and culture. Yet there are few studies of imperialism (and particularly American imperialism) that are broadly comparative or contextual. Filling this blank spot on the map,The American Colonial State in the Philippineswill be of interest to a wide audience."-Nick Cullather, author ofIllusions of Influence: The Political Economy of United StatesPhilippines Relations, 19421960Go, Julian is the author of 'American Colonial State in the Philippines Global Perspectives' with ISBN 9780822330998 and ISBN 0822330997.