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The Philippines Under Martial Rule

By Benjamin N. Muego

As the first post-war president of the Philippines to win reelection, Ferdinand Marcos enjoyed grassroots popularity and was also highly esteemed by the officer corps and rand-and-file of the armed forces. Even more important, he was decisive, ruthless, and without equal as a political tactician. This study traces chronologically and topically the events which led to Marcos’ declaration of martial law in 1972 and calls for a return to participatory democracy.


Benjamin N. Nuego is an associate professor of Political Science at Firelands College (a branch of Bowling Green State University).

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Research in International Studies, Southeast Asia Series, № 77

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History · Southeast Asian Studies · Monograph · Asian Studies · 20th century · Philippines · Southeastern Asia · Asia · Military History

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978-0-89680-138-7
Retail price: $32.95, S.
Release date: Jan. 1988
222 pages · 5½ × 8½ in.
Rights: World