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In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

Traces the history of the Philippines, discusses the influence of Spain and the United States, and looks at the problems facing the Philippines today

Synopsis:

"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

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Table of Contents

All in the family — In search of spices and souls — The Spanish bond — America goes global — Imperial democracy — Civilizing with a Krag — Little brown brothers — America exports itself — Stumbling toward self-rule — MacArthur's mandate — War and redemption — Dependent independence — Conjugal autocracy — Martyr and Madonna — Revolution and restoration.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307775436
Subtitle:
America's Empire in the Philippines
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Creator:
Stanley Karnow
Author:
Karnow, Stanley
Author:
Stanley Karnow
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Philippines
Subject:
United states
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Philippines History.
Subject:
Far East
Subject:
Southeast Asia
Subject:
History
Subject:
Filipinas
Subject:
Asia - Southeast Asia
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Philippines History 1898-1946.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Asia-Philippines
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
World History-Southeast Asia
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19900303
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
536

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy
History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » Southeast Asia

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Product details 536 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307775436 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Traces the history of the Philippines, discusses the influence of Spain and the United States, and looks at the problems facing the Philippines today
"Synopsis" by , "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

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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