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- DescriptionKorea used to be the 'forgotten war.' Now, however, experts widely view it as a pivotal moment in the history of the Cold War, while its legacy still scars contemporary East Asian politics. The sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War is a fitting time both to assess the current state of historiography on the conflict and to showcase new research on its different dimensions. This book contains six essays by leading experts in the field. These essays explore all aspects of the war, from collective security and alliance relations, to home front politics and historical memory. They are also international in scope, focusing t just on the familiar Western belligerents but also on the actions of the two Koreas, China and the Soviet Union. These stimulating essays shed new light on various aspects of the Korean War experience, as well as examining why the war remains so important to the politics of the region. This book was originally published as a special issue of Journal of Strategic Studies.
- Author BiographySteven Casey is Reader in International History at the LSE. He is author of Cautious Crusade: Franklin D. Roosevelt, American Public Opinion, and the War against Nazi Germany (2001), and Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion (2008), which won the Truman Book Award.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication13/01/2012
- SubjectMilitary History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight498 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited bySteven Casey
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