In Our Image has ratings and 44 reviews. Rosalinda said: If you like Philippine History, this is one of the best books written about the Philippines. In Our Image: America’s Empire in the Philippines is a book by American journalist Stanley Karnow, published by Random House. The book details the. A brilliant, coherent social and political overview spanning three turbulent centuries.”—San Francisco Chronicle Stanley Karnow.

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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 Philippine history is often described as years in a Spanish convent and 50 years in Hollywood.

In Our Image: America’s Empire in the Philippines by Stanley Karnow

Karnow, who worked for 30 years as a journalist in Asia, narrates the careers of several 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: Account Options Sign in.


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Random House- History – pages. 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 inexaming syanley we have sought to remake the Philippines ‘in our image, ‘ an experiment marked from the outset by blundering, ignorance, and mutual misunderstanding.

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