The Korean War: Handbook of the Literature and Research


This comprehensive assessment by experts of the significant literature and research about the Korean War has been designed for students, teachers, and researchers at various levels and for broad interdisciplinary use. Edited by Brune, this one-volume research tool evaluates traditional interpretations and recent findings and trends and points to studies that are still needed on various topics. Twenty-three topical chapters cover the historical background and general references, international aspects of the war and the role and perspectives of major combatants, military policies and the strategies and tactics of the various armed forces, the Korean unification struggle after the war, and the relationship of the U.S. homefront to the Korean War. The book is fully indexed and is easily accessible.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Lester H. Brune
  • Callum MacDonald
  • Jeffrey Grey
  • Kim Chull Baum
  • Chen Jian
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1996


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