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The American press and the Cold War : the rise of authoritarianism in South Korea, 1945-1954

Author: Oliver Elliott
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the Cold War, the United States enabled the rise of President Syngman Rhee's repressive government in South Korea, and yet neither the American occupation nor Rhee's growing authoritarianism ever became particularly controversial news stories in the United States. Could the press have done more to scrutinize American actions in Korea? Did journalists fail to act as an adequate check on American power? In the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Elliott, Oliver.
American Press and the Cold War.
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
(OCoLC)1034549497
Named Person: Syngman Rhee; Syngman Rhee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Elliott
ISBN: 331976022X 9783319760223
OCLC Number: 1020601818
Description: xiii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Occupation 1945-1946: hope and failure --
3. Occupation 1947-1948: division and independence --
4. The ROK problem 1948-1950 --
5. War 1950-1951 --
6. THe 1952 Crisis: Rhee's takeover --
7. The rise of the ROKA --
8. Legacies of war --
9. Conclusions --
10. Epilogue: prelude to Vietnam? --
Bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Rise of authoritarianism in South Korea, 1945-1954
Responsibility: Oliver Elliott.

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