Historical Dictionary of the Korean War

Historical Dictionary of the Korean War

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ABC-CLIO
"...With a superb bibliography, this is the best reference work published about the war and its consequences." Library Journal
This comprehensive historical dictionary contains a series of in-depth essays that describe the diplomatic, political, and military developments surrounding the Korean War. The volume concentrates on the period of conventional war from the North Korean invasion of South Korea in June 1950 through the signing of the armistice agreement on July 27, 1953, although key developments prior to the formal outbreak of hostilities also receive attention. Written by a distinguished group of contributors, the entries cover all of the significant people, controversies, military operations, and policy pronouncements of the era.

Book News
Designed as a reference tool for both Asian specialists and students and scholars in the broader fields of diplomatic history and foreign relations, this comprehensive historical dictionary contains a series of in-depth essays which describe the diplomatic, political, and military developments surrounding the Korean War. Six appendices provide statistical information, a personnel summary, a list of acronyms, a chronology of events, a selection of maps, and a bibliography. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1991
ISBN: 9780313259241
0313259240
Branch Call Number: REF 951.9042 HISTO
Characteristics: xxxiii, 626 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Matray, James Irving 1948-

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