Stanley Karnow

Stanley Karnow was an American journalist and historian. He is best known for his writings on the Vietnam War, particularly his book 'Vietnam: A History,' which is considered one of the most comprehensive accounts of the conflict.


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  1. 1. In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

    This book provides a comprehensive historical account of the relationship between the United States and the Philippines, from the time of Spanish colonial rule, through American occupation and its aftermath. It explores the motivations, actions and impacts of American imperialism in the Philippines, highlighting the cultural, political and economic influences that continue to shape the Philippines today. The book also delves into the complex interplay of power, resistance, and collaboration between the Americans and the Filipinos, providing a nuanced understanding of colonialism and its enduring effects.

    The 11569th Greatest Book of All Time