The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines

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Rowman & Littlefield, Jan 1, 2002 - Political Science - 311 pages
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Newly available with an updated bibliographic essay, this highly acclaimed work explores the Huk rebellion, a momentous peasant revolt in the Philippines. Unlike prevailing top-down analysis, Kerkvliet seeks to understand the movement from the point of view of its participants and sympathizers. He argues that seeing a peasant revolt through the eyes of those who rebelled explains and clarifies the actions of people who otherwise might appear irrational. Drawing on a rich array of documents and in-depth interviews with peasants and rebel leaders, the author provides definitive answers to the causes of the rebellion, the goals of the rebels, and the process of resistance.
  

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Contents

ORIGINS OF REBELLION
1
San Ricardo Talavera
2
Conditions Elsewhere in Central Luzon
15
Progress in Central Luzon
17
UNREST
26
Growing Unrest in Central Luzon
35
Themes
39
Actions of Landlords and the Government
54
REBELLION 1946 1948
156
The Rebellion in San Ricardo and Talavera
157
The HMB in Central Luzon
167
The PKP and Other Allies Leave the Movement
178
Government and Landlord Responses to the Huks
188
THE RISE AND FALL
203
San Ricardo and Talavera
204
19491951
210

Results
59
THE HUKBALAHAP Resistance to the Japanese Occupation in Central Luzon
61
The Hukbalahap in Central Luzon
77
The United Front against Japan
96
Liberation from the Japanese
104
PRELUDE TO REBELLION
110
19451946
118
The Peasant Movement in Central Luzon
126
The Democratic Alliance
138
Repression Yields Rebellion
143
Communist Party Projects Its Leadership
218
19521956
233
CONCLUSION
249
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
270
GLOSSARY
274
BIBLIOGRAPHIC ESSAY ON RECENT PUBLICATIONS
279
BIBLIOGRAPHY
285
INDEX
301
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JSTOR: The Huk Rebellion. A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines
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Insurgency in the Philippines
An account of the series of insurgencys that have affected the Philippines over the last fifty years
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Colonial and indigenous influences on local power structure in the ...
Kerkvliet BJ (1977) The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines, Berkeley:. University of California Press, p. 11 ...
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Environmental Scarcities and Violent Conflict: Evidence from Cases ...
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Bullets and Bandages: Public Health as a Tool of Engagement in the ...
The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the. Philipines. Berkely: University of California Press. Lande, Carl H. [ed.]. 1987. ...
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The Consortium
[See Benedict J. Kerkvliet, The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines.] On to Vietnam. The successful suppression of the Huks led the ...
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Chapter 3: The Legacy of World War II
The Legacy of World War II. Even as revelations of German war crimes were coming out in the trials at Nuremburg, American special warfare strategists were ...
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The Huks And The New People's Army: Comparing Two Postwar Filipino ...
(A Filipino peasant song sung by Huk rebels) *Benedict Kerkvliet, The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines (Berkeley: University of ...
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About the author (2002)

Benedict J. Kerkvliet is head of the Department of Political and Social Change, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at The Australian National University.

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