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  • Understanding the Korean Warby Arthur H. Mitchell

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    This is a study of the Korean War of 1950-1953 from the inside--the nuts and bolts of armed conflict. The perspective is American, with the principal focus on the relationships of the people involved: North and South Koreans, the Chinese and Soviets, and how the U.S. and its allies engaged with them all. The lives of ordinary soldiers are examined--U.S.... more...

  • The Unfinished War -- Koreaby Bong K. Lee

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 30.95

    Are we heading for a new Korean War? Lee presents the history, the current situation, and US involvement, drawing on 25 years in the US and Asia with the Ford Foundation, the UN and the Asian Development Bank, using recently de-classified documents and pe more...

  • Chinese Hordes and Human Wavesby Brian Parritt

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 1.99

    The North Koreans’ attack on their Southern neighbors shocked and surprised the World. The conflict rapidly escalated with China soon heavily involved on one side and the United States and United Nations on the other.The author, then a young Gunner officer, found himself in the midst of this very nasty war. He describes first hand what it was... more...

  • Combat Operations of the Korean Warby Paul M. Edwards

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    This reference work provides information on all known military operations carried out under United Nations command as part of the Korean War, from June 1950 through 22 July 1954. Following an introductory history of the Korean War and a precise chronology of all Korean War operations, entries are arranged by operation name in five sections: primarily... 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...

  • 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...

  • Fortune Favours the Braveby A. J. Barker

    Pen and Sword 2001; US$ 9.99

    All too little remembered today, the Korean War was bitterly fought out under atrocious conditions of weather and terrain. Greatly outnumbered by their Communist Chinese and North Korean enemy, the United Nations forces fought with extraordinary resolve and gallantry. The Hook, the name given to a prominent ridge on the Peninsula, saw more blood spilt... 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...

  • 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...

  • Koreaby Juergen Kleiner

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 94.00

    This book provides an evenhanded coverage of Korea's turbulent history during the last one hundred years, from seclusion to division. It focuses particularly on the development of the two different and antagonistic states on the peninsula since 1945. The author sees both countries through the windows of their possibilities and interests. He supplements... more...