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Race, Gender, &
“…neither imperialism nor colonialism is a simple act of economic accumulation and acquisition. They are also subject-constituting projects, supported and impelled by impressive ideological formations that designate certain countries and people as requiring and even beseeching domination from the more ‘civilized’ ones… the Philippine-American war and the subsequent colonization of the Philippines constituted not only economic or territorial but also subject-making projects – fashioning both the American and the Filipino subjects in ways that were, and continue to be, mutually implicated in each other” (50)
to define self you must also define the other
nation race gender & sexuality
War and conquest become demonstration and proof of American masculinity.