In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 24, 2010 - History - 674 pages
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Traces the history of the Philippines, discusses the influence of Spain and the United States, and looks at the problems facing the Philippines today.
  

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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

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Stanley Karnow won the Pulitzer Prize for this account of America's imperial experience in the Philippines. 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, examining 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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