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Brothers at war : the unending conflict in Korea

Autore: Sheila Miyoshi Jager
Editore: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : English : First editionVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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More than sixty years after North Korean troops crossed the 38th parallel into South Korea, the Korean War is still not over--yet it has become a forgotten episode in American history. Now, Sheila Miyoshi Jager combines international events with previously unknown personal accounts to create a comprehensive new history of that war. From American, Korean, Soviet and Chinese perspectives, she explores its origins,  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Sheila Miyoshi Jager
ISBN: 9780393068498 0393068498 0393348857 9780393348859
Numero OCLC: 835951628
Descrizione: xvi, 605 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contenuti: Pt. 1. The war. Liberation and division ; Two Koreas ; Momentous decisions ; War for the South ; Uncommon coalition ; Crossing the 38th parallel ; An entirely new war ; Quest for victory ; The stalemate ; "Let them march till they die" ; Propaganda wars ; Armistice, at last --
Pt. 2. Cold War. Lessons of Korea ; Deepening the revolution ; Korea and Vietnam --
Pt. 3. Local war. Legitimacy wars ; Old allies, new friends ; War for peace ; End of an era --
Pt. 4. After the Cold War. North Korea and the world ; Winners and losers --
Epilogue. China's rise, war's end? Pt. 1. The war. Liberation and division: End of empire --
Red army in Korea --
General Hodge goes to Korea --
Two Koreas: Failed revolution --
Yŏsu, Sunch'ŏn, and Cheju-do --
Momentous decisions: War drums --
Endgame --
War for the South: Desperate days --
War for the North --
Savage war --
Uncommon coalition: Integrating an army --
Common cause --
Crossing the 38th parallel: Lessons of history --
Pilgrimage to Wake --
"If war is inevitable, let it be waged now" --
First strike --
An entirely new war: "Defeat with dignity and good grace" --
December massacres --
"Revolt of the primitives" --
Wrong Way Ridgway --
Lost chances --
Quest for victory: The general and the statesman --
Spring offensive --
Magnificent Glosters --
Victory denied? --
The stalemate: Truce talks --
Voluntary repatriation --
"Let them march till they die": Death march --
Valley Camp to Camp 5 --
Camp 10 --
Camp 12 --
Return of the defeated --
Propaganda wars: Tunnel war --
American bugs --
Kŏje-do --
Armistice, at last: "I shall go to Korea" --
Death of a dictator --
Divided nation --
Pt. 2. Cold War. Lessons of Korea: Feminized nation --
The "Never again club" --
The Geneva Conference --
Eisenhower's warning --
Deepening the revolution: The tragic demise of Peng Dehuai --
Khrushchev, Korea, and Vietnam --
Korea and Vietnam: Lyndon B. Johnson, refighting the Korean War --
Park Chung Hee's crusade --
Pt. 3. Local war. Legitimacy wars: August purge --
Military line --
The blue house raid and the Pueblo incident --
Confessions --
Old allies, new friends: Tensions between allies --
Opening to China --
War for peace: Withdrawal --
Backlash --
To Seoul --
End of an era: Kwangju uprising --
Students and the politics of legitimacy --
Pt. 4. After the Cold War. North Korea and the world: Showdown --
Defueling crisis --
Accord --
Winners and losers: Triumph and forgiveness --
The North Korean famine --
Gulag nation --
Epilogue. China's rise, war's end?
Responsabilità: Sheila Miyoshi Jager.

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A major historical account of the Korean War, its origins, and its evolving impact on the world.  Per saperne di più…

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Written in lucid narrative prose with an eye for the telling detail and compelling human story. --Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University"

 
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