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  • Voices from the Korean Warby Richard Peters; Xiaobing Li

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    "In three days the number of so-called 'volunteers' reached over three hundred men. Very quickly they organized us into military units. Just like that I became a North Korean soldier and was on the way to some unknown place." -- from the book South Korean Lee Young Ho was seventeen years old when he was forced to serve in the North Korean People's... more...

  • The Imjin and Kapyong Battles, Korea, 1951by Paul MacKenzie

    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...

  • Korea Yearbook (2008)by Rüdiger Frank; Susan Pares; Patrick Köllner; Jim Hoare

    BRILL 2008; US$ 88.00

    South Korea-related refereed articles in Korea Yearbook 2008 focus on the domestic political scene, relations with Japan, policy towards the North, higher education reform, and new Korean cinema. Additional articles deal with the recovery of the remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean War, economic reform in North Korea, and inter-Korean economic... more...

  • Brothers at Warby Sheila Miyoshi Jager

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 33.32

    In this blockbusting trade debut, distinguished American professor Sheila Miyoshi Jager interweaves international events and previously unknown personal accounts to give a brilliant new history of the war, its aftermath and its global impact told from American, Korean, Soviet and Chinese sides. This is the first account to examine not only the military,... more...

  • The Korean Warby Cameron Forbes

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2010; US$ 21.81

    The Korean War was a 20th Century conflict that has never ended. South Korea, a powerhouse economy and dynamic democracy sits uneasily alongside North Korea, the world's most secretive, belligerent, unpredictable and repressive totalitarian state. Today, tensions simmer and occasionally flare into outright violence on a peninsula dense with arms,... more...

  • A Morning in Juneby James W. Evans; John S. D. Eisenhower

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    By June 1953 the Korean War, marked at the outset by extremely fluid advances and retreats up and down the peninsula, had settled into position warfare very near the original pre-war demarcation line between North and South Korea. At this point both sides were fighting to win a peace, to achieve incremental advantages that could be translated into... more...

  • North Koreaby Ian Jeffries

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Arising from the intense interest in North Korea today, this book provides full details of economic and political developments in North Korea since 1989 when the communist world began to change irrevocably. more...

  • Korea versus Koreaby Barry Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 195.00

    This study traces the historic course of diplomatic competition between the rival Koreas within the context of a changing international system. more...

  • Comrades and Strangersby Michael Harrold

    Wiley 2004; US$ 24.95

    In 1987 Michael Harrold went to North Korea to work as English language adviser on translations of the speeches of the late President Kim Il Sung (the Great Leader) and his son and heir Kim Jong Il (then Dear Leader and now head of state). For seven years he lived in Pyongyang enjoying privileged access to the ruling classes and enjoying the confidence... more...

  • Going Criticalby Joel S. Wit; Daniel B. Poneman; Robert L. Gallucci

    Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.95

    In this work, three former US officials who played key roles in the 1994 crisis trace the intense efforts that led North Korea to freeze - and pledge to ultimately dismantle - its dangerous plutonium production programme, while avoiding a second Korean War. more...