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  • Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leaderby Bradley K. Martin

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 26.99

    Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader offers in-depth portraits of North Korea's two ruthless and bizarrely Orwellian leaders, Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il. Lifting North Korea's curtain of self-imposed isolation, this book will take readers inside a society, that to a Westerner, will appear to be from another planet. Subsisting on a diet... more...

  • Passing the Testby William T. Bowers; John T. Greenwood

    The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 40.00

    For U.S. and UN soldiers fighting the Korean War, the spring of 1951 was brutal. The troops faced a tough and determined foe under challenging conditions. The Chinese Spring Offensive of 1951 exemplified the hardships of the war, as the UN forces struggled with the Chinese troops over Line Kansas, a phase line north of the 38th parallel, in a conflict... more...

  • MASHby Otto F. M.D. Apel; Pat Apel

    The University Press of Kentucky 2001; US$ 35.00

    When North Korean forces invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, Otto Apel was a surgical resident living in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife and three young children. A year later he was chief surgeon of the 8076th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital constantly near the front lines in Korea. Immediately upon arriving in camp, Apel performed 80 hours of surgery.... more...

  • Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asiaby Gi-Wook Shin; Soon-Won Park; Daqing Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Korea is a nation that has addressed issues of both internal and external injustices from past wrongs that were committed in times of colonialism, war and dictatorship. Using examples of this injustice, this book focuses on Korea and looks towards reconciliation in the region. more...

  • The Partition of Korea after World War IIby Jongsoo James Lee

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 36.00

    Drawing on multi-archival research in Korean, Russian and English, this book looks at the complexity and changes in Stalin's policy toward Korea for answers about the division of Korea in 1945 and the failure of reunification between 1945 and 1948. Lee argues that the trusteeship decision is key to the division's origins and permanency. more...

  • Korea in the Cross Currentsby Robert J. Myers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 110.00

    The Korean peninsula underwent a continuous number of earth-shaking events in the twentieth century - although it is generally out of the earthquake zone. Jutting off the extreme northeast edge of the Eurasian landmass, and with a combined population of nearly seventy million people, North and South Korea are situated among China, Japan and Russia.... more...

  • 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. more...

  • Contemporary North Koreaby Ian Jeffries

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 170.00

    This book provides full details of contemporary economic and political developments in North Korea since late 2005. Key topics covered include: the succession; family visits; human rights; nuclear capability and intentions; recent initiatives in international relations, and relations with the United States; and adverse economic and social conditions. ... more...

  • Conflict in Asiaby Uk Heo; Shale A. Horowitz

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 97.00

    This is the first volume using a common approach to examine post-Cold War changes in these three volatile dyads. more...

  • A Guide to Films on the Korean Warby Paul M. Edwards

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 98.95

    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...