Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
American DatuJohn J. Pershing and Counterinsurgency Warfare in the Muslim Philippines, 1899-1913$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Ronald K. Edgerton

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813178936

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813178936.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM KENTUCKY SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.kentucky.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright The University Press of Kentucky, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in KSO for personal use.date: 23 July 2021

Pershing and Early Counterinsurgency among Maranao Moros, 1902

Pershing and Early Counterinsurgency among Maranao Moros, 1902

Chapter:
(p.28) 1 Pershing and Early Counterinsurgency among Maranao Moros, 1902
Source:
American Datu
Author(s):

Ronald K. Edgerton

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813178936.003.0002

Chapter 1 examines Pershing’s early implementation of counterinsurgency ideas among Maranao Moros in 1902. He stressed the importance of learning about Maranao culture and political divisions and of applying that learning in alliance building to isolate hostile Moros in an ever-diminishing minority. He set the stage for successful military campaigns to follow. But he also made mistakes in his culturally myopic attempt to impose American concepts of justice on Maranao Moro datus (chiefs). By 1903, he had learned from his mistakes enough to attain the high honor of being elected a datu by Maranao leaders.

Keywords:   datu, John J. Pershing, Theodore Roosevelt, Camp Vicars, Maranao Moros, Amai Manibilang, maratabat, rido, slavery, polygamy

Kentucky Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .