The Korean Conflict

Kaufman, Burton Ira

Book - 1999
The Korean Conflict
A neglected war in the history of the United States, the Korean conflict played a key role in greatly expanding America's commitments worldwide and contributed to the U.S. decision to engage in direct military action in Vietnam fifteen years later. This up-to-date, readable analysis and ready-reference guide to the Korean War is designed to help students and interested readers understand the causes, events, and implications of the War and to provide a wealth of material for student research. Materials include a detailed timeline of events, six topical essays on various aspects of the war and its impact, seventeen lengthy biographical profiles of key players, the text of fifteen important primary documents, a glossary, and a comprehensive annotated bibliography.

Greenwood Pub Group
The most up-to-date, readable analysis and ready-reference guide to the Korean conflict.

Book News
This analysis and up-to-date reference, suited to beginning college and advanced high school courses, addresses the causes, events, and implications of the Korean War. Includes abundant primary documents, as well as biographical sketches of significant involved parties, nine pages of b&w photographs, and an annotated bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

& Taylor

Offers a historical overview of the war while discussing the prisoner of war issue and the roles of the Western Alliance, Great Britain, China, and the Soviet Union in the conflict

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
ISBN: 0313299099
Characteristics: xxiii, 193 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.


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