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Karnow, Stanley

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Most widely held works by Stanley Karnow
Vietnam, a history by Stanley Karnow( Book )

90 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 6,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines American involvement in the Vietnam War, delves into the decisionmaking process in Washington and Asia, and presents interviews with participants on both sides
In our image : America's empire in the Philippines by Stanley Karnow( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 2,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is an account of America's imperial experience in the Philippines from 1898 to 1946. Stanley Karnow, author of Vietnam: A History, has now written an enthralling account of an almost forgotten subject: America's imperial experience in the Philippines. Panoramic in scope, profound in its perceptions and compassionate in its human portraits, In Our Image is an exciting, heroic, tragic, colorful and often comic narrative drawn from many hitherto unpublished documents as well as hundreds of interviews with American and Filipino participants. Above all, its brilliant descriptions and analysis of this important chapter in American history holds lessons for the present and future. No other book on the subject is as comprehensive. - Jacket flap
Southeast Asia by Stanley Karnow( Book )

30 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In text and pictures this book describes the modern civilizations of Southeastern Asia. It covers the history, politics, people, customs, beliefs, and occupations of the nations of this area
Mao and China; from revolution to revolution by Stanley Karnow( Book )

33 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conspiracy and death of Lin Biao by Ming-le Yao( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De opzet, uitwerking en het uiteindelijk mislukken van een staatsgreep tegen Mao Zedong door de Chinese minister van defensie en vice-voorzitter van de Communistische Partij Lin Biao (1907-1971), die in 1971 bij een vliegtuigongeluk om het leven kwam
Vietnam, the war nobody won by Stanley Karnow( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mao and China : a legacy of turmoil by Stanley Karnow( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam a television history( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 13-part documentary program which follows events in Vietnam from the 1945 revolution against the French to the U.S. evacuation from Saigon in April 1975
The first time I saw Paris : photographs and memories from the city of light by Peter Miller( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian Americans in transition by Stanley Karnow( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States and the Philippines in our image( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the Philippines sometimes turbulent history from before the Japanese occupation, through U.S. colonial period to recent reforms
Vietnam a history by Stanley Karnow( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Karnow demystifies the tragic ordeal of America's war in Vietnam. The book's central theme is that America's leaders, prompted as much by domestic politics as by global ambitions, carried the United States into Southeast Asia with little regard for the realities of the region. Karnow elucidates the decision-making process in Washington and Asia and recounts the political and military events that occurred after the Americans arrived in Vietnam. Throughout, he focuses on people, those who shaped strategy and those who suffered, died, or survived as a result
Storia della guerra del Vietnam by Stanley Karnow( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Italian and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam, a history by Stanley Karnow( )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Century America's time( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines daily life in America during the early 1900s--when a loaf of bread cost only a few cents, horse-power really meant horsepower, flying to the moon was the stuff of dreams and the average life span was only 45 years--while looking ahead to the decades of changes yet to come
Dien Bien Phu : the epic battle America forgot by Howard R Simpson( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fighting began in November 1953, when French paratroopers seized a small airstrip in northwestern Vietnam. It ended in May 1954 with tens of thousands of Vietminh troops overrunning the besieged garrison. A third of the 15,000 defenders died in combat; fewer than a hundred escaped into the jungle. Thousands more died in captivity. Dien Bien Phu is recognized as one of history's great battles and as a turning point for American policy: the French defeat led to the fateful U.S. commitment to Vietnam. Ironically, the U.S. military repeated many of the French mistakes. American Howard R. Simpson was there as a combat reporter and photographer. His account is a personal one - that of a man who shared meals and wine and danger with the doomed soldiers. A much-published defense expert, Simpson is uniquely qualified to tell the dramatic story of this famous last stand. Aided by interviews with dozens of survivors from both sides - including victorious Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap - his book will rank with Bernard Fall's bestselling Hell in a Very Small Place as a classic work on an event as significant for the United States as it was for France. Dien Bien Phu is being published on the fortieth anniversary of the French defeat and contains rare combat photos by the author and the French Foreign Legion
Vietnam by Stanley Karnow( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrit en parallèle avec l'émission "Vietnam, a television history" dont l'auteur fut le correspondant principal
The court-martial of Lt. Calley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vietnam War was fought not only in Asia, but also in America. One of the biggest shocks was the realization that American soldiers, and not just distant enemies, were capable of war crimes. The court-martial of a young platoon leader accused of murdering Vietnamese civilians brought a confused nation face to face with this devastating fact. This documentary includes commentary by soldiers in Calley's platoon, archival footage of the atrocities and his court-martial trial
Bitter seeds : [a farmer's story of revolution in China] by Stanley Karnow( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris in the fifties by Stanley Karnow( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En juillet 1947, un jeune Américain, tout juste sorti de l'Université, se rend en France pour y passer l'été. Il y restera dix ans, tour à tour étudiant et correspondant du magazine Time. Tout au long de ces années 50, l'auteur ne cessera de voyager, de rencontrer célébrités et inconnus, d'arpenter cafés et caveaux, de fréquenter intellectuels et gens du monde
 
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Alternative Names
Karnow, Stanley

Karnow, Stanley Abram 1925-2013

Stanley Karnow American historian and journalist

Stanley Karnow giornalista, scrittore e storico statunitense

Stanley Karnow US-amerikanischer Journalist und Historiker

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English (236)

Italian (19)

French (11)

German (3)

Danish (1)

Japanese (1)

Hebrew (1)

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In our image : America's empire in the PhilippinesVietnam, the war nobody wonThe first time I saw Paris : photographs and memories from the city of lightVietnam a historyVietnam, a historyDien Bien Phu : the epic battle America forgotParis in the fifties