About the Book
In 236 pages of detailed analysis, Korea - The 38th Parallel North presents fascinating insight from a North Korean perspective of the geopolitical events and U.S./U.S.S.R. domestic considerations following World War II that led to the division of Korea, thus setting the stage for the Korean War. Contents (with a partial listing of chapter subsections): Chapter 1 - "In Due Course" Political Strategies of Belligerent Parties, The Cairo Declaration and its Shadow. Chapter 2 - The Scramble of the Big Powers for Korea Roosevelt - Proposer of Trusteeship, Talks between Hopkins and Stalin, Avarice of Chiang Kai-shek, Secret Bargain Between the U.S. and Japan, The Proposal for Joint Occupation by the Four Big Powers. Chapter 3 - Child of the US-Soviet Conflict and Compromise U.S.-Soviet Diplomatic Campaign, First Official Record of 38th Parallel, US-Soviet Compromise. Chapter 4 - The "Cold War" Freezes the 38th Parallel as a Line of Political Division Disruption of the USSR-U.S. Joint Commission, Korean Question and the United Nations, Tragic Demarcation Along 38th Parallel. The book provides a very interesting perspective of how "the other side" thought during that tumultuous time between WWII and the Korean War
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781410212795
EAN: 9781410212795
Publisher Date: 10 Apr 2004
Bood Data Readership Text: General (US: Trade)
Height: 204 mm
Language: English
MediaMail: Y
Pagination: 248 pages, black & white illustrations
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 17 mm
UK Availability: MD
ISBN-10: 1410212793
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific
Binding: Paperback / softback
Gardner Classification Code: W02
Illustrations: black & white illustrations
LCCN: 2005446669
No of Pages: 248
PrintOnDemand: N
Series Title: English
Star Rating: 0
Width: 130 mm