Korean War

ISBN-10: 0582319889
ISBN-13: 9780582319882
Edition: 2001
Authors: Steven Hugh Lee
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Description: One of the most important conflicts of the second half of the 20th century, the Korean War defined the Cold War and provided a dress rehearsal for Vietnam ten years later.

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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 9/12/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

One of the most important conflicts of the second half of the 20th century, the Korean War defined the Cold War and provided a dress rehearsal for Vietnam ten years later.

Stephen Hugh Lee teaches history at the University of British Columbia.

Introduction to the Series
Note on Transliteration
Note on Referencing System
Preface
Maps
Chronology
The Background
Interpreting the Historical Context
History and Memory: The Korean War
Korean History and World History
Approaching Korea
The Ideological Origins of the Korean War
Syngman Rhee and the Great Powers before 1945
Wilsonian Liberalism and Korean Nationalism
The Russian Revolution and the Korean Communist Movement, 1917-45
The Great Powers and Korea during the Second World War
Conflict in Korea
The Great Powers and the Two Koreas, 1945-50
Koreans between the Superpowers
Syngman Rhee and the American Occupation
Soviet Occupation and the Emergence of Kim Il Sung
Korea's Cold War in Global Context, 1947-48
The Korean Conflict, 1948-50
Syngman Rhee and the Origins of the Korean War
Kim Il Sung and the Origins of the Korean War
International War in Korea
Korea's Global War, 1950-51
Kim Il Sung, Stalin, Mao and the Approach of War, 1949-50
Preparing for War: America and NSC 68
North Korean Offensive and US Response
The United Nations' Counter-offensive, June-August 1950
Rollback, American Style: September 1950
Pyongyang, Beijing and Moscow
Expanded War: October 1950-February 1951
Military Stalemate and the Downfall of MacArthur
Soldier, Civilian: A Social History of the Korean War
War as Social History
Wartime Korea, 1950
Race and the Korean War: Fighting Jim Crow
The British Commonwealth at War
Disease in the Korean War
Wartime Culture: UNC Troop Morale and Lifestyle beyond the Trenches
Women and the Korean War
Soldier, Civilian: The Two Koreas
The Chinese Homefront
The Red Scare and the Emergence of the US National Security State
American Public Opinion and the Korean War
POW Life: the UNC Prisoners
Life and Death in UNC POW Camps
Fighting and Negotiating: The War and the Armistice, 1951-54
Kaesong and Panmunjom, July 1951-May 1952
Delay and Deadlock: The POW Issue, Item 4
The Bombing Campaign Escalates
The Indian Resolution
The Eisenhower Administration
Stalin's Death
Atomic Diplomacy
The Guerrilla War, 1951-54
The Global Impact of the Korean War
Implementing NSC 68: American and European Perspectives on Rearmament
Guns against Butter
Japanese Rearmament
The ROK Armed Forces, 1951-53
The Sino-Soviet Alliance and Sino-American Relations
The Korean War and the Developing World
The Political Impact of the War on the Two Koreas
The Geneva Conference, 1954
Prelude: The US-ROK Mutual Defense Treaty
The Road to Geneva
Europe and the Commonwealth Approach Geneva
Communist Negotiating Strategy
The United States and the Geneva Conference
The Geneva Conference on Korea
The Legacy
Reassessing 'The Long Peace'
Documents
Glossary
Who's Who
Guide to Further Reading
Bibliography
Index

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