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As It Is in the Philippines Charles Ballentine

As It Is in the Philippines

Charles Ballentine

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781330322765
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300 pages
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Excerpt from As It Is in the PhilippinesIn writing the following pages, I have been impressed with the fact of how little is really known of the situation in the Philippines in America to-day. It is now over a year since the Civil Government assumedMoreExcerpt from As It Is in the PhilippinesIn writing the following pages, I have been impressed with the fact of how little is really known of the situation in the Philippines in America to-day. It is now over a year since the Civil Government assumed the reins of office, and most of the conditions that were described in Congress were conditions that existed under the military regime and prior to the time when Governor Taft and his associates assumed charge.As the chief correspondent in the Philippines of the Associated Press, I was probably in a better position to get at the real facts as they existed in the provinces than anybody else in the Archipelago- better than the civil authorities, for they relied entirely upon the local governors- better than the military authorities, as their reports were entirely from army officers.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.