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- Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 26.95
At the height of the Korean War, President Truman launched one of the most important intelligence - gathering operations in history. So valuable were the mission?s findings about the North Korean-Soviet-Chinese alliance that it is no stretch to say they prevented World War III. Only one man ? sworn to secrecy for a half-century?survived Operation... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 37.99
Traditional political models fail to account for North Korea's institutional politics, making the country's actions seem surprising or confusing when, in fact, they often conform to the regime's own logic. Drawing on recent primary materials, including North Korean speeches, commentaries, and articles, Patrick McEachern, a specialist on North Korean... more...
- Summersdale 2008; US$ 9.99
The world knows more about secret North Korea than the free society of the South. As a peace summit heralded a new era for a country divided for 50 years, Jennifer Barclay searched for the spirit of South Korea, discovering a land full of passion, tradition and spirituality, good humor, and great food. Jen quit her high-pressure job and followed... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 49.95
The Will to Win focuses on the substantial role of US military advisors to the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) from 1946 until 1953 in one of America’s early attempts at nation building. Gibby describes ROKA’s structure, mission, challenges, and successes, thereby linking the South Korean army and their US advisors to the... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 22.95
[Long overshadowed by Japan and China, South Korea is a small country that happens to be one of the great national success stories of the postwar period. From a failed state with no democratic tradition, ruined and partitioned by war, and sapped by a half-century of colonial rule, South Korea transformed itself in just fifty years into an economic... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 79.99
For over five decades, North Korea has outlived many forecasts of collapse despite defects in its system. Origins of North Korea?s Juche : Colonialism, War, and Development , edited by Jae-Jung Suh, argues that it has survived because of Juche , a unique political institution built on the simple notion of self-determination, whose meanings... more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2000; US$ 24.95
Updated with maps, photographs, and battlefield diagrams, this special fiftieth anniversary edition of the classic history of the Korean War is a dramatic and hard-hitting account of the conflict written from the perspective of those who fought it. Partly drawn from official records, operations journals, and histories, it is based largely on the compelling... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 29.99
The sacrifice of the "Glorious Glosters" in defense of the Imjin River line and the hilltop fights of Australian and Canadian battalions in the Kapyong Valley have achieved greater renown in those nations than any other military action since World War II. This book is the first to compare in depth what happened and why. Using official and unofficial... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 32.00
Prisoners suffer in every conflict, but American servicemen captured during the Korean War faced a unique ordeal. Like prisoners in other wars, these men endured harsh conditions and brutal mistreatment at the hands of their captors. In Korea, however, they faced something new: a deliberate enemy program of indoctrination and coercion designed to... more...