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Summer Reading List 2020

What are you reading this summer? Here are six books written by A&S faculty on various topics: Educating the Empire By Sarah Steinbock-Pratt (History, sksteinbockpratt@ua.edu) In 1899, as a result of the Spanish-American War, the United States annexed and colonized the Philippine Islands. Desiring to show that its occupation would be more benevolent than other imperial powers had been, in 1901, the government sent almost one thousand American teachers to “uplift and civilize” the Filipino people. However, while the teachers […]

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