In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

Category: Book
By (author): Karnow, Stanley
Subject:  HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia
  HISTORY / General
  HISTORY / Historical Geography
  HISTORY / Modern / General
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Published: March 1990
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 8.90in x 6.01in x 1.13in
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From The Publisher*"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
Review Quote*"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
Biographical NoteStanley 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.