In Our Image

America's Empire in the Philippines
Product Number: EB00150610
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307775436
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Description

"A brilliant, coherent social and political overview spanning three turbulent centuries."-San Francisco Chronicle 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. "Stanley Karnow has written the ultimate book-brilliant, panoramic, engrossing-about American behavior overseas in the twentieth century."-The Boston Sunday Globe "A page-turning story and authoritative history."-The New York Times "Perhaps the best journalist writing on Asian affairs."-Newsweek

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Author(s): Stanley Karnow
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Nov 24, 2010

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