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  • Small United States and United Nations Warships in the Korean Warby Paul M. Edwards

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    From rubber landing boats to picket boats to minesweepers, smaller support vessels did much of the work of the Korean War, and endured many of the dangers and hardships. Rarely mentioned in histories of the war, they served functions essential to keeping the United States Navy and the United Nations partners in active duty. This volume delivers an... more...

  • Korea versus Koreaby Barry Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This study traces the historic course of diplomatic competition between the rival Koreas within the context of a changing international system. This innovative analysis focuses on the dynamic interaction of domestic and international political economies and their effects on the conduct of diplomacy. The result is a new interpretation of the importance... more...

  • South Korean Engagement Policies and North Koreaby Key-young Son

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    A fresh historical and theoretical exploration of the much-debated, but still elusive, question of the Korean divide. In contrast to much of the literature on the divide, which deals with state-building on the two sides of the Demilitarized Zone, this book sheds light on the slow, but steady process of homogenization between the two estranged peoples,... more...

  • Crisis on the Korean Peninsulaby Michael O'Hanlon; Mike M. Mochizuki

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 21.95

    "In describing their comprehensive proposal for negotiations with North Korea, O'Hanlon and Mochizuki exhibit the strategic creativity and analytical depth badly needed by United States policy makers dealing with this strange, dangerous place." --Ash Carter, former Assistant Secretary of Defense and Ford Foundation Professor of Science and International... more...

  • Korea in the Cross Currentsby Robert J. Myers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 115.00

    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 Partition of Korea after World War IIby Jongsoo James Lee

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 38.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Bipolar Ordersby Hyung Gu Lynn

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 25.95

    North Korea and South Korea are never far from the news headlines - one for the alleged danger it poses to the world, the other for its apparent capitalist success story. In Bipolar Orders, Hyung Gu Lynn analyzes the processes driving both countries since the 1980s.North Korea has experienced severe economic deterioration and increasing international... 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$ 86.00

    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...