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Title:
Korea : where the American century began
Author:
Pembroke, Michael, 1955- author.
Publication Information:
London, England : Oneworld Publications, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
xxi, 346 pages : map, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part 1. Geography and history -- This accursed land -- Missionaries and gunboats -- Part 2. Origins of conflict -- A fateful division -- Two states emerge -- Part 3. China goes to war -- Power play -- American hubris -- China crosses the Yalu -- American calamity -- Part 4. The American response -- Indignation and attrition -- The bombing campaign -- Nuclear near miss -- Secrets and lies -- Propaganda prisoners -- Part 5. The legacy -- New world order -- Dystopia -- Afterword: the battle for Maryang San.
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ISBN:
9781786074737
Format :
Book

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