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In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

Karnow, Stanley

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ISBN 10: 0394549759 / ISBN 13: 9780394549750
Published by Random House, New York, 1989
Condition: fair to good, fair to good
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494, illus., maps, endpaper maps, chronology, notes on sources, index, lower bd corners worn & threadbare, red marker on edge. Some soiling and staining to edges, DJ edges somewhat worn and small tears, tape residue on front DJ. Chapter 4, "America Goes Global" (pp. 78-105) covers the Spanish-American War; Chapter 5, "Imperial Democracy" (pp. 106-138) covers the Philippine Insurrection. Bookseller Inventory # 31253

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Title: In Our Image: America's Empire in the ...

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1989

Book Condition: fair to good, fair to good

Edition: First Edition. First Printing.

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/Stanley Karnow Karnow goes back 500 years to paint a fascinating portrait of Philippine history, ultimately focusing on the U.S.'s imperial experience in the islands. Here is the truth about America's attempt to remake the Philippines "in our image"--complete with American political, educational, and cultural institutions. "Authority and great insight."--Time. 16 pages of photographs.

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"An impressively researched study of an adventure in empire that dared not speak its name."--The New Republic

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