The Korean War in World History.
By: Stueck, William.Material type: BookSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2010Description: 1 online resource (214 p.).ISBN: 9780813126654 (electronic bk.); 0813126657 (electronic bk.); 9780813136950 (electronic bk.); 0813136954 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): History, Modern -- 1945-1989 | Korean War, 1950-1953 | World politics -- 1945-1989Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Korean War in World HistoryDDC classification: 951.9042 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; The Korean War in World History; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; IntroductionWILLIAM STUECK; 1. The Korean People: Missing in Action in the Misunderstood War, 1945-1954 ALLAN R. MILLETT; 2. The Soviet Role in the Korean War: The State of Historical Knowledge KATHRYN WEATHERSBY; 3. In the Name of Revolution: China's Road to the Korean War Revisited CHEN JIAN; 4. Korean Borderlands: Imaginary Frontiers of the Cold War LLOYD C. GARDNER; 5. The Korean War: The Economic and Strategic Impact on Japan, 1950-1953 MICHAEL SCHALLER; Conclusion WILLIAM STUECK; Contributors; Index;
" The Korean War in World History features the accomplishments of noted scholars over the last decade and lays the groundwork for the next generation of scholarship. These essays present the latest thinking on the Korean War, focusing on the relationship of one country to the war. William Stueck's introduction and conclusion link each essay to the rich historiography of the event and suggest the war's place within the history of the twentieth century. The Korean War had two very different faces. On one level the conflict was local, growing out of the internal conditions of Korea and fought alm.