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Karnow, Stanley

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

131 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 6,714 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 2016 in English and held by 2,597 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portraits, In Our Image is an exciting, heroic, tragic, colorful and often comic narrative drawn from many hitherto unpublished documents as well as hundreds of interviews with American and Filipino participants.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 )

39 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,573 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
The conspiracy and death of Lin Biao by Ming-le Yao( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 593 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 )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 400 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 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam, a television history( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 229 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
Mao and China : inside China's cultural revolution by Stanley Karnow( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian Americans in transition by Stanley Karnow( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This booklet is a detailed primer on the Asian American experience in the United States covering history, family and acculturation, education, culture and the arts, economics, discrimination and violence, and politics. An introduction reviews some basic demographics and looks at racial issues in light of the riots in Los Angeles (California) in 1992. a chapter on history covers the experience of Asian Americans in the United States since the arrival of Asians in prehistoric times. A chapter on family and acculturation notes that a common characteristic of Asian Americans, whatever their heritage or land of origin, is an emphasis on the family. A chapter on education notes the accomplishments of many Asian Americans, treats problems of quotas, and looks closely at Asian American enrollment in higher education. A look at culture and the arts emphasizes the cultural richness and diversity among Asian Americans and obstacles they face in the theatrical arts. A chapter on economics argues that the economic profile of Asian Americans is far more complex than the statistics indicate. A discussion of discrimination and violence suggests that despite an image among other Americans of freedom from racial bigotry, many Asian Americans are confronted by prejudice in subtle and overt forms. A chapter on politics examines the reasons for relatively low levels of political participation. Contains 3 bar graphs, 5 tables, and 42 references. (Jb)
Vietnam : a history by Stanley Karnow( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is ripe for a comprehensive, fair-minded history of America's war in Vietnam. Stanley Karnow's magnificent book is precisely that-an enthralling narrative that clarifies, analyzes, and demystifies this tragic ordeal. Panoramic in scope, profound in understanding, and compassionate in its human portrayals, it is filled with fresh revelations drawn from secret documents and from exclusive interviews with hundreds of participants on both sides. In its wealth of detail and its sure grasp of the issues, Vietnam: A History transcends the past and contains lessons relevant to the present and future. Karnow elucidates the American involvement in Vietnam, explains all the political and military events that occurred in Vietnam after the Americans arrived, and delves deeply into the decision-making process in Washington and Asia
The United States and the Philippines : in our image( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the Philippines sometimes turbulent history from before the Japanese occupation, through U.S. colonial period to recent reforms
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: His Majesty King Hussein of Jordan discusses Jordan and the conflict in the Middle East
Vietnam, a history by Stanley Karnow( )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 49 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
The Century : America's time( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 45 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
Bitter seeds : [a farmer's story of revolution in China] by Stanley Karnow( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The court-martial of Lt. Calley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 32 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
Asia sudoriental by Stanley Karnow( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 27 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 22 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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Vietnam, a history
Alternative Names
Karnow, Stanley

Karnow, Stanley Abram 1925-2013

Stanley Karnow Amerikaans journalist (1925-2013)

Stanley Karnow giornalista, scrittore e storico statunitense

Stanley Karnow US-amerikanischer Journalist und Historiker

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English (236)

Italian (24)

French (11)

Spanish (8)

German (4)

Danish (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