In our image: America's empire in the Philippines

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Random House, 1989 - History - 494 pages
A major history of the Philippines, emphasizing its role as America's most important colony. Karnow will be host of a three- to four-part PBS series based on the book to be aired nationwide shortly after publication. Two 8-page inserts.

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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 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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