In our image: America's empire in the Philippines

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Random House, 1989 - History - 494 pages
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In a swiftly paced, brilliantly vivid narrative, Karnow focuses on the relationship that has existed between the two nations since the United States acquired the country from Spain in 1898, examing how we have sought to remake the Philippines 'in our image, ' an experiment marked from the outset by blundering, ignorance, and mutual misunderstanding.

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For anyone interested in American and Philippine history, this book is not to be missed. The author, journalist Stanely Karnow lived through some of that history. While on assignment in the ... Read full review

In our image: America's empire in the Philippines

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Philippine history is often described as 300 years in a (Spanish) convent and 50 years in Hollywood. Karnow, who worked for 30 years as a journalist in Asia, narrates the careers of several ... Read full review

Contents

All in the Family
3
In Search of Spices and Souls
26
The Spanish Bond
48
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Stanley Karnow is author and journalist who covered both the French and American wars in Indochina. Among his several books on Asia is the Pulitzer Prize-winning study "Vietnam: A History".

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