By Sarah Orne Jewett

ISBN-10: 0486158594

ISBN-13: 9780486158594

A party of the previous in tales facing woman friendships and stories that painting the resilience with which her woman characters reply to poverty. contains "The city Poor," "Miss Peck's Promotion," "The Passing of Sister Barsett," "The Denham Ladies," "Miss Tempy's Watchers," and five extra.

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21 In contrast to this assumption of absolute racial difference, the Filipinos were simultaneously inscribed within discourses of racial uplift and progress. The project of state-building in the Philippines was a pedagogical project whereby the Filipinos were to be trained to be “like” Americans by participating in similar state institutions. This project posited a fundamental similarity between Americans and Filipinos. Although clearly paternal, the underlying assumption of this project was that Filipinos (while not modern) existed within the same sliding scale of historical progress.

Justice White ends his opinion in Downes v. 55 These themes also converge in a 1902 speech by Secretary of War Elihu Root.  . ”56 One can see a similar romantic troping of imperial leadership in the writings of Theodore Roosevelt. 57 This essay came to represent a form of American heroism that constituted American sovereignty through violence, for the initial work of this new American hero was not the mundane work of administration: “The first and all-important work to be done is to establish the supremacy of our flag.

There have been heroes who were something more than licensed swaggerers and braggarts.  . The performances of this doughty warrior illustrate the danger of a small man becoming a hero too suddenly. 53 Funston is not a hero; he is someone playing the fictional role of a hero. ” Executive oversight was similarly figured as an extraordinary measure, and one that drew its legitimacy from the more personified and charismatic authority of an executive. The civil government may have been seen as an elaborate dress rehearsal for instructing the Filipinos in the art of everyday governance, but it was still a dress rehearsal with a director.

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