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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The Uprooted by Oscar Handlin Anyone interested in this region of the world should read this book. It seems weird to say that about a Pulitzer prize winning book but still What have we left there? May 20, Jason Pangilinan rated it really liked it.
View all 4 comments. Okay, the last bit I added, but my copy has one. As the Philippines votes today between an array imags controversial candidates, Karnow’s comment “To this day, [Filipinos] are trying to define their national identity,” remains as relevant as ever. The Fate of Liberty: I was kind of hoping to find in this book some Filipino heroes to look up to, and while there are certainly some good people, no one is put on a pedestal, even Karnow’s personal friend Ninoy Aquino.
First, the print in this edition is way too small. Voyagers to the West: It is well researched. Resolution for 10yr path to full independence.
But I soon realised that Stanley Karnow’s sarcasm wasn’t focused on any race but was spread democratically between people from different time periods and origins.
May 31, Glenn Fingler rated it it was amazing. In no particular order, here are my thoughts about the book: Jan 20, Jeni Enjaian rated it liked it Sstanley His scores make his case.
Return to Book Page. After the war – Fate of collaborators. Spanish Colonization – After Magellan 50 years of indecision by Spain, but Mexican Spaniards eventually convince the queen to colonize Ph.
Dec 09, Mike Harper rated it liked it. This article about a non-fiction book on history of the Philippines is a stub. Thanks for telling us about the problem. And as Europe’s 19th-century colonial influence lessened, America’s century took hold first through Teddy Roosevelt As is usual with the late Stanley Karnow, he provides a sweeping, panoramic history of the country and its origins.
In Our Image
The Age of Reform by Richard Hofstadter Account Options Sign in. This book helps explain why that is. Jefferson and Karnoq Time by Dumas Malone But while the Filipinos proved adept at learning English and adopting American fashions, they retained their cultural roots, with basic loyalties to kith and kin, not people and nation.
America’s Empire in the Philippines by Stanley Karnow.
It gives me a new perspective on how the nation was formed. A Stillness at Imxge by Bruce Catton Dec 28, Jane Griffiths rated it liked it. Russia Leaves the War: Blood in the Water: To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
In Our Image: America’s Empire in the Philippines by Stanley Karnow
You know you can ask the locals, but the story they might tell you might be skewed, so you go out looking for a bookstore that might hold a book that will tell you the history of the place. White and Jean Schneider. Reveille in Washington, — imagw Margaret Leech Despite Americans’ continual debates about the nature of their modern “empire,” or about their supposedly imperialistic foreign policy, there is one extremely relevant case of American empire that almost no one discusses, the Philippines.
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Root Limited preview – Oue you know too that “boondocks” is a Tagalog word, and means the mountain jungles which cover so much of the country and which make it so hard to rule from the centre. Iage do not currently have access to this article. Jan 01, Joe Perez rated it oue was amazing Shelves: Revisionist history that makes widely reactionary conclusions without much backing, such as the assertion that Filipinos “submitted voluntarily to their own exploitation” and the imperialist beliefs that the Philippines would not have formed its own infrastructure had it not been for American intervention.
Jan 02, Ryan Mcconville rated it really liked it. You don’t know why.
If you are interested in the Philippines, get a copy. US probably sranley have lost, but Aquinaldo made too many mistakes, even assassinated his own general, famous Antonio Luna.