The Korean War: Handbook of the Literature and Research (Hardback)
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The Korean War: Handbook of the Literature and Research (Hardback)

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Hardback 472 Pages / Published: 22/04/1996
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This comprehensive assessment by experts of the significant literature and research about the Korean War has been designed for students, teachers, and researchers at various levels and for broad interdisciplinary use. Edited by Brune, this one-volume research tool evaluates traditional interpretations and recent findings and trends and points to studies that are still needed on various topics. Twenty-three topical chapters cover the historical background and general references, international aspects of the war and the role and perspectives of major combatants, military policies and the strategies and tactics of the various armed forces, the Korean unification struggle after the war, and the relationship of the U.S. homefront to the Korean War. The book is fully indexed and is easily accessible. Twenty-three topical chapters cover the historical background and general references; international aspects of the war and the role and perspectives of major combatants-from the United Nations and Korea to European and Asian and Pacific nations, including information on the most recent sources from the Soviet Union and Communist China; the military policies and the strategies and tactics of the U.S. Army, Navy and Marines, and Air Force; the Korean unification struggle after the war; and the relationship of the U.S. homefront to the Korean War-from the Administration and Congress to public opinion, and the war as seen by women and minorities and through the eyes of the cinema and TV. The book is fully indexed and is easily accessible for varied use by students, teachers, and researchers in different fields and at all levels.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313289699
Number of pages: 472
Weight: 860 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The Korean War was a defining moment in the Cold War and in American foreign policy. This volume...fills a longstanding need for an overview of trends in historical writing about that conflict....Researchers and students of any aspect of the Korean War should be pleased with this source. Recommended for all academic libraries, particularly those supporting international relations programs and military studies."-Choice
"Each chapter contains a detailed examination of the particular subject, followed be a discussion of the current literature on it. The bibliographies are both extensive and helpful....This is an excellent volume."-The Journal of Military History
?Each chapter contains a detailed examination of the particular subject, followed be a discussion of the current literature on it. The bibliographies are both extensive and helpful....This is an excellent volume.?-The Journal of Military History
?The Korean War was a defining moment in the Cold War and in American foreign policy. This volume...fills a longstanding need for an overview of trends in historical writing about that conflict....Researchers and students of any aspect of the Korean War should be pleased with this source. Recommended for all academic libraries, particularly those supporting international relations programs and military studies.?-Choice

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