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  • The Making of Modern Koreaby Adrian Buzo

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This fully updated second edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in placing emphasis on Korea?s regional and geographical context, through which Buzo analyzes the influence of bigger and more powerful states on the peninsula of Korea. Key... more...

  • Contemporary North Koreaby Ian Jeffries

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    This book provides full details of contemporary economic and political developments in North Korea since late 2005, continuing the overview of developments which were covered in the author?s North Korea: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments (Routledge 2006).  Key topics covered include: the succession; family visits; human rights; nuclear... more...

  • Conflict in Asia: Korea, China-Taiwan, and India-Pakistanby Uk Heo; Shale Horowitz

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 107.00

    Much of the world reaped a peace dividend with the end of the Cold War, yet Asia has seen little reduction in tensions and military spending. Three Cold War era conflicts-those dividing China and Taiwan, North and South Korea, and India and Pakistan-remain unresolved. Other regional powers, as well as the United States, continue to be concerned about... more...

  • A Guide to Films on the Korean Warby Paul Edwards

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 109.00

    Written by a knowledgeable film critic and Korean War scholar, this is the only guide exclusively devoted to the study of Hollywood and television films based on the Korean War, 1950-1953. It opens with eight short essays, discussing the appeal of the war film genre, government and filmmaker cooperation, the isolation of Korean War films from other... more...

  • Korea Betrayedby Donald Kirk

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book recounts the rise of Kim Dae Jung from an oppressed region of Korea, beginning with his schooldays, his activities in the Korean War and his entry into politics and concluding with discussion of his Sunshine policy, his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Il and his drive for the Nobel. more...

  • South Korea since 1980by Uk Heo; Terence Roehrig

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book examines the changes in politics, economics, society, and foreign policy in South Korea since 1980. more...

  • The Tragedy of Koreaby F. A. McKenzie

    BRILL 2010; US$ 107.00

    The Tragedy of Korea could be seen to be both timely and relevant. First published in 1908 after some ten years? occupation of Korea by Japan (formal annexation as part of the Japanese empire announced in 1910). more...

  • Mao, Stalin and the Korean Warby Shen Zhihua

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book examines relations between China and the Soviet Union during the 1950s, and provides an insight into Chinese thinking about the Korean War. This volume is based on a translation of Shen Zihua?s best-selling Chinese-language book, which broke the mainland Chinese taboo on publishing non-heroic accounts of the Korean War.The author combined... more...

  • In the Shadow of the Greatest Generationby Melinda L. Pash

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 21.25

    Largely overshadowed by World War II?s ?greatest generation? and the more vocal veterans of the Vietnam era, Korean War veterans remain relatively invisible in the narratives of both war and its aftermath. Yet, just as the beaches of Normandy and the jungles of Vietnam worked profound changes on conflict participants, the Korean Peninsula chipped away... more...

  • Slinging the Bull in Koreaby John Campbell; Katherine Kallestad

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    The author's adventures in creating military propaganda foreshadow forty years of U.S. efforts to manipulate it's adversaries and sway public opinion. more...