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With contributions from over 30 scholars, A Global History of Consumer Co-operation surveys the origins and development of the consumer co-operative movement from the mid-nineteenth century until the present day. The contributions, covering the history of co-operation in different national contexts in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australasia, illustrate the wide variety of forms that consumer co-operatives have taken; the different political, economic and social contexts in which they have operated; the ideological influences on their development; and the reasons for their expansion and decline at different times. The book also explores the connections between co-operatives in different parts of the world, challenging assumptions that the story of global co-operation can be traced exclusively to the 1844 Rochdale Co-operative Society.

Contributors are: Amélie Artis, Nikola Balnave, Patrizia Battilani, Johann Brazda, Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens, María Eugenia Castelao Caruana, Kay-Wah Chan, Bernard Degen, Danièle Demoustier, Espen Ekberg, Dulce Freire, Katarina Friberg, Mary Hilson, Mary Ip, Florian Jagschitz, Pernilla Jonsson, Kim Hyung-mi, Akira Kurimoto, Simon Lambersens, Catherine C LeGrand, Ian MacPherson, Francisco José Medina-Albaladejo, Alain Mélo, Jessica Gordon Nembhard, Silke Neunsinger, Greg Patmore, Joana Dias Pereira, Michael Prinz, Siegfried Rom, Robert Schediwy, Corrado Secchi, Geert Van Goethem, Griselda Verbeke, Rachael Vorberg-Rugh, Mirta Vuotto, Anthony Webster and John Wilson.

1898 was short-lived, if not outright stolen, by a new colonizer in the form of the United States. The Americans presented themselves to the Filipinos as their “saviors” from the evils of Spain, but in reality became their new colonizers. This in turn began the Philippine-American War. Among the

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present-day and future generations. Another dynamic that some of the chapters in this anthology attend to but would be important for future scholars of Filipino America activisms to be mindful of is the significance of place. Seattle, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, and New York for example

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, intellectuals located in the United States—some writing under pseudonyms—offered their own assessments of the United States’s imperial past and present. The first issue of the Bulletin was put together by Filipino activists working under the name, American Friends of the Filipino People. 26 These activists

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) Demand the end of U.S. Military-Economic Aid and the reversal of its [then] present position and policies toward the Philippine dictatorship; and (5) Demand the end of harassment of Pilipinos and Americans who oppose the Marcos’s Regime in the United States (‘Five Points of Unity’ 1976). Comprised of a

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Philippines” and “$50,000,000 worth of military equipment presented by the U.S. government.” In turn, Bulosan continued, “One of the first actions of the Roxas government was to force through legislation to make the Philippines economically subordinate to the U.S.” Through the passage of the “Philippine Trade

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thus presented an opportune population for kdp to mobilize against the Marcos dictatorship. kdp ’s unique role in the Filipino community was uniting Filipino Americans and Filipino immigrants through a diasporic framework of activism. According to the Founding Congress, the kdp established, what

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resurfaced three days later, having been dropped off near her uncle’s house. She then returned to the United States to recover from the torture she underwent. During the 2010 BAYAN-USA southern California retreat, Roxas was present as she had rejoined Habi Arts. Having her present at the retreat and mural

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that got kidnapped, they all looked Caucasian.” As the U.S. media focused on white bodies as victims of crime and the Philippines as a place of hardship, this form of exposure ultimately presented a crude, superficial account of life in the country. In regard to tfc and gma , respondents tended to

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. 46 Indeed, the work that is assembled here was initially presented at the 2016 “Palimpsests 2” Conference on Filipino Studies held at the University of California, San Diego and the University of San Diego. The first “Palimpsests” conference was convened at the University of Illinois, Urbana

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