The Korean War (Essential Histories: War and Conflict in Modern Times Series)

The Korean War (Essential Histories: War and Conflict in Modern Times Series)

by Carter Malkasian
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The Korean War (Essential Histories: War and Conflict in Modern Times Series) by Carter Malkasian

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 community and the balance of power between the two superpowers, The United States and the Soviet Union. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781404218345
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 09/28/2008
Series: Essential Histories: War and Conflict in Modern Times Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

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.

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