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Semi-Civilized – The Moro Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition - Cornell Scholarship Online
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Semi-Civilized: The Moro Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Michael C. Hawkins


This book offers a concise, revealing, and analytically penetrating view of a critical period in Philippine history. The book examines Moro (Filipino Muslim) contributions to the Philippine exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904, providing insight into this fascinating and previously overlooked historical episode. By reviving and contextualizing Moro participation in the exposition, the book challenges the typical manifestations of empire drawn from the fair and delivers a nuanced and textured vision of the nature of American imperial discourse. The book argues that the Moro display pro ... More

Keywords: Philippine history, Filipino Muslim, Moros, Philippine exhibit, St. Louis World's Fair

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781501748219
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501748219.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael C. Hawkins, author
Creighton University

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