The Korean War: A Historical Dictionary

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The Korean War: A Historical Dictionary (Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest, No. 23)

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Overview

This reference is designed to provide brief but helpful information about all aspects of the war including units involved, the United Nations, political and military actions, significant sites and operations, and weapons used. Written to be clear and understandable, it is the perfect research tool. Unlike existing dictionaries that focus on the individuals (political and military) involved or concentrate on military units and actions, this Dictionary covers the wide range of topics necessary to inform both casual readers and scholars alike. The extensive bibliography provides leads to the best and most recent published and electronic works available.

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Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual
The entries are crisply written and useful to all students of this subject....Overall, this work is well done and is especially useful for anyone interested in the Korean War, from the novice just getting started to the scholar double-checking a date or fact. It should be included in all libraries.
CHOICE
A useful source for undergraduate and beginning graduate students…Recommended.
Journal Of Military History
No single academic has been more attentive and committed to the cause of education in the history of the Korean War than Paul M. Edwards.
On Point: The Journal Of Army History
A superb reference work that covers nearly every aspect of the war...an excellent addition to the scholarship on the Korean War.
H-Net: Humanities and Social Science Reviews Online
...this is a valuable contribution and should be in every undergraduate library. Paul Edwards is to be complimented for this detailed work that will prove useful to students of the Korean War.
On Point: The Journal Of Army History
A superb reference work that covers nearly every aspect of the war...an excellent addition to the scholarship on the Korean War.
Choice
A useful source for undergraduate and beginning graduate students…Recommended.
Journal of Military History
No single academic has been more attentive and committed to the cause of education in the history of the Korean War than Paul M. Edwards.
H-Net: Humanities and Social Science Reviews Online
...this is a valuable contribution and should be in every undergraduate library. Paul Edwards is to be complimented for this detailed work that will prove useful to students of the Korean War.
American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
The entries are crisply written and useful to all students of this subject....Overall, this work is well done and is especially useful for anyone interested in the Korean War, from the novice just getting started to the scholar double-checking a date or fact. It should be included in all libraries.
On Point
A superb reference work that covers nearly every aspect of the war...an excellent addition to the scholarship on the Korean War.
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Meet the Author

Paul M. Edwards is Director of The Center for the Study of the Korean War at Graceland University, Missouri. He has taught at the university level for more than 30 years.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Reader's Notes Chapter 4 List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Chapter 5 List of Maps Chapter 6 List of Photographs Chapter 7 Chronology Chapter 8 Introduction Chapter 9 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 10 Appendix I: Casualties Chapter 11 Appendix II: UN Commanders Chapter 12 Bibliography Chapter 13 About the Author

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