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  • The Encyclopedia of the Korean War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2nd Edition [3 volumes]by Spencer Tucker; Paul Pierpaoli

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 325.00

    A cornerstone work in ABC-CLIO's distinguished list of reference works on military history, The Encyclopedia of the Korean War: A Political, Social, and Military History is a comprehensive resource on the confrontation that became the first shooting war of the Cold War, the first limited conflict of the Atomic Age, and the war that led to a dramatic... more...

  • The Naval Air War in Koreaby Richard P. Hallion

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    “In The Naval Air War in Korea , Dr. Hallion has captured the fact, feel- ing, and fancy of a very important conflict in aviation history, in- cluding the highly significant facets of the transition from piston to jet-propelled combat aircraft.”—Norman Polmar, author of Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, 18th Edition... more...

  • China's Road to the Korean Warby Chen Jian

    Columbia University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    In October 1950, one year after the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, Mao Zedong and the Beijing leadership sent “Chinese People’s Volunteers” to Korea to fight against United Nations forces moving rapidly toward the Chinese-Korean border. By the end of the three year war that followed, American and Chinese military intervention in... more...

  • The Will to Winby Bryan R. Gibby

    University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 49.95

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  • The Search for a Unified Koreaby Eui-Gak Hwang

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 179.18

    With the leadership of the North Korean political regime in flux, the political and economic relationship between North Korea and South Korea, and between the Korean peninsula and the world, is uncertain. What would be the implications if the current North Korean government were to fall? This timely book provides a thorough analysis of the complexities... 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...

  • Cold Days in Hellby William Clark Latham

    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...

  • Ship of Miraclesby Bill Gilbert; Alexander M Haig

    Triumph Books 2000; US$ 13.99

    It was a miracle worthy of the season. When Captain Leonard La Rue spied from his twelve-man merchant ship, the Meredith Victory, the throng of Korean refugees on the docks of a city in flames, he didn't hesitate to do what others would consider impossible. In December of 1950, La Rue and his skeleton crew rescued fourteen thousand Korean refugees... more...

  • Voice from the Northby Sun Joo Kim

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 50.00

    This is a study of the northern region of Korea through a person's life and work, highlighting how a writer from a marginalized region in early modern Korea became an advocate of regional subjectivity through various social, cultural, and intellectual activities, in particular through his conscientious historical writings. more...

  • Brothers at Warby Sheila Miyoshi Jager

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 33.33

    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...