Bruce Cumings is the Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor and chair of the Department of History at the University of Chicago, and specializes in modern Korean history and East Asian-American relations. He lives with his family in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: July 12, 2011 Price: $16.00
A bracing account of a war that lingers in our collective memory as both ambiguous and unjustly ignored.
For Americans, it was a discrete conflict lasting from 1950 to 1953. But for the Asian world the Korean War was a generations-long struggle that still haunts contemporary events. With access to new evidence...
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