This concise and cogent text is a history of America's diplomatic and military involvement in the Korean War. Carrying the themes of crisis, credibility, and command throughout the book, the author emphasizes the diplomatic and political setting of the conflict, both domestically and internationally.
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-Emphasis is on the nexus at which foreign policy decision making in Washington and military decision making in Korea interact.
-Places the conflict in a broad domestic and international setting and discusses the various political pressures on the White House.
-Stresses three themes- crisis, credibility, and command in relation to sending troops to Korea.
-100 pages shorter. Themes and coverage remain the same, but much detail has been eliminated making the book more accessible to the student.
-Incorporates the newest scholarship on the Korean War.
-Increased coverage of the geopolitical and geostrategic context of the war.
-Increased coverage of Soviet and Chinese policy with respect to the war.
-Further discussion of the use of nuclear weapons during the war.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070341508
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 70341508