The Korean War: A History
Publish date: July 27th 2010
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Modern Library Chronicles 6 (#33)
As almost every other reviewer has noted, this book is not a history of the Korean War, despite the title. It's more of a collection of historical essays on the Korean War, focusing largely on atrocities committed by US and ROK forces on South Korean civilians and the lack of balance in what little ...
one can imagine the steel nervesrequired of leaders in Pyongyang, observinga lone B-29 simulating the attack lines thathad resulted in the devastation of Hiroshimaand Nagasaki just six years earlier, each timeunsure of whether the bomb was real or adummy.with lines like this, we call Bruce Cumings a...
All history nerds have their obsessions and the Korean War is one of mine. Anything I have to say about the subject is going to be skewed by enthusiasm, but I bothered to get a history degree because scholarship matters to me, and Bruce Cumings is an important scholar, mostly because of what he has ...
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