Twain and McKinley on Imperialism
Compares and contrasts the views of President William McKinley and writer Mark Twain on American imperialism, specifically with reference to the case of the Philippines.
Compares authoritarian & democratic govts. & their effects on stability in theory & in Mexico, Soviet Union, U.S. & Great Britain.
Asian American Writing
Comparison and contrast of a short story, "The Blossoming of Bongbong," by Jessica Hagedorn, an established Filipino American writer and a first-time novel, "My Year of Meats," by Ruth L. Ozeki, a Japanese American writer, considering the issues both raise about the complexity of being Asian American.
American History Issues
One-page précises on six separate subjects dealing with 19th-century American history: the Westward Expansion, the African American experience, Progressivism, Industrialization, Imperalism and Manifest Destiny, and the Labor movement.
America & the Philippines
Overview of American involvement in the Philippines. Ignores the U.S. role in liberating Filipinos from Spanish & Japanese oppressors, attacks the U.S. involvement as racist & destructive with no redeeming characteristics.
INVESTMENT IN EAST ASIA.
Economic, industrial, govt. & political conditions affecting opportunities & risks in Indonesia, Philippines & Vietnam in general & in corrugated board packaging production. Tables.
Globalization and the Environment
Discusses the impact of globalization on the environment. Contends that corporations have, for the most part, been willing to damage the environment if by doing so they could increase their profits. The rising tide of globalization has simply given companies greater power than ever to do so.
Working from Michael Schaller's biography entitled, "MacArthur: The Far Eastern General," this describes MacArthur's leadership style and what he was able to accomplish in his various leadership roles.