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

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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, examing how we have sought to remake the Philippines 'in our image, ' an experiment marked from the outset by blundering, ignorance, and mutual misunderstanding.

About the Author

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".

Praise For…

"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345328168
ISBN-10: 0345328167
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: August 6th, 2003
Pages: 536
Language: English