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The Korean War (Essential Histories)

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The Korean War was a significant turning point in the Cold War. This book explains how the conflict in a small peninsula in East Asia had a tremendous impact on the entire international system and the balance of power between the two superpowers, America and Russia. Through the conflict, the West demonstrated its resolve to thwart Communist aggression and the armed forces of China, the Soviet Union and the United States came into direct combat for the only time during the Cold War.

About the Author

Carter Malkasian completed his doctorate on the history of wars of attrition, specialising in the Korean War, at Oxford University. He has taught a number of history courses at Oxford, including the history of the Cold War.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841762821
Author:
Malkasian, Carter
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Author:
Various
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Military - Korean War
Subject:
Korean war, 1950-1953
Subject:
Military - Pictorial
Subject:
Korean War, 1950-195
Subject:
Military - World War II
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Essential Histories
Series Volume:
no. 52
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.80x6.78x.30 in. .74 lbs.

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