Reply To: Books about the Spanish-American war


In addition to the above recommendations, the relevant sections of Walter LaFeber’s book The New Empire are useful; for the Philippine aspect of the story, see Stuart Creighton Miller, “Benevolent Assimilation”: The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899–1903 (1982) and Daniel B. Schirmer, Republic or Empire: American Resistance to the Philippine War (1972).