This book is about the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its guerrilla army. Its objective is to offer the reader a close-up look and analysis of the revolution and serves as a case study of the inner workings of one of the most successful communist revolutionary movements.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- A Resilient Revolution -- Launching the Struggle -- A People's Army Takes Shape -- Collapse and Retreat -- The Ghosts of Plaza Miranda -- Prisoners in a Gilded Cage -- Shaping the Revolution -- Indigenizing "People's War" -- Martial Law and the Urban Underground -- The Manila Rebellion -- The New People's Army Tastes Success -- The Battle for Davao -- The Elusive United Front -- The Election Boycott and Strategic Debates: 1985–1987 -- Talking Peace While Preparing for War -- "Land to the Tillers" -- Barangay Rose: Life in a Communist Village -- Revolution in the Church -- Inside the Labor Front -- Inside the New People's Army -- People's War: The Third Decade -- The Faces Behind the Revolution -- "A Terrible Time" -- "People's Republic of the Philippines" -- Red Christmas -- Facing the Future
Gregg R. Jones