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The Korean War : an international history

Author: William Whitney Stueck
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1997], ©1995.
Series: Princeton studies in international history and politics.
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Presents a history and analysis of the Korean War, focusing on the contributions of the United Nations, diplomacy of the conflict, and its role in the Cold War.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stueck, William Whitney, 1945-
Korean War.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1997], ©1995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Whitney Stueck
ISBN: 9781400821785 1400821789 0691016240 9780691016245
OCLC Number: 707925230
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1995. With corrections.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 484 pages) : maps.
Contents: LIST OF MAPS ix ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xi INTRODUCTION 3 CHAPTER 1 The Origins of the Korean War 10 CHAPTER 2 The Diplomacy of Confrontation and Consolidation 47 CHAPTER 3 Diplomacy Fails: The UN Counteroffensive and Chinese Intervention 85 CHAPTER 4 Limiting the War 127 CHAPTER 5 The Dimensions of Collective Action 167 CHAPTER 6 Armistice Talks: Origins and Initial Stages 204 CHAPTER 7 Progress 236 CHAPTER 8 Deadlock 268 CHAPTER 9 Concluding an Armistice 308 CHAPTER 10 The Korean War as International History 348 NOTES 371 BIBLIOGRAPHY 447
Series Title: Princeton studies in international history and politics.
Responsibility: William Stueck.


Presents the international history of the Korean War which argues that by its timing, its course, and its outcome it functioned as a substitute for World War III. This work draws on materials, and  Read more...


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"Stueck has canvassed research libraries in North America, England, and Australia to give us what must stand as the most complete and intelligent international history of the war yet written."--Lloyd Read more...

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