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The Korean War in Britain : citizenship, selfhood and forgetting

Author: Grace Huxford
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Cultural history of modern war.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Korean War in Britain is the first social history of the Korean War (1950-1953) in Britain. Assessing the impact of the war from 1950 to the early twenty-first century, this original book examines how British people responded to the Korean War and it came to be known as the 'Forgotten War' of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Huxford
ISBN: 9781526118967 1526118963 9781526118974 1526118971
OCLC Number: 1042074527
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 203 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Select list of abbreviations; Introduction The Korean War in Britain; No woman wants any more war: Popular responses to the outbreak of war; You're in Korea my son: Experiencing battle; Citizen soldiers: National servicemen in the Korean War; Brainwashing in Britain: Korean War prisoners of war; How to bring the boys home: Popular opposition to the Korean War; Forgetting Korea: The Korean War in popular memory, 1953-2014; Conclusion; Appendix: Battle experience form (1952). Select bibliographyArchive sources; Government publications; Contemporary academic articles, published books and memoirs; Published secondary sources; Unpublished thesis; Internet sources; Film and television; Index.
Series Title: Cultural history of modern war.
Responsibility: Grace Huxford.

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