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KOREAN WAR, 1950-1953


[Table of Contents | Allied Participation | Communist Activities | General | Lessons | Limited War | Military Aspects // --Aerial Operations--Campaigns & Battles --Ground Operations--Intelligence --Logistics--Medicine--Naval Marine Operations--Psychological Warfare | Military-Civil Relations | Negotiations | Nuclear Issues | Origins | Political Aspects | Prisoners of War | Strategy | Truman-Macarthur Controversy | Unity of command]


POLITICAL ASPECTS


CONTENTS


BOOKS


Acheson, Dean. The Korean War. New York, Norton, 1971. 154p.
Book call no.: 951.9042 A177k

Acheson, Dean. Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department. New York, Norton, 1969. 798p.
Book call no.: 327.73 A177pb

Ambrose, Stephen E. Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy Since 1938. 4th rev ed. New York, Penguin Books, 1985. 376p.
Book call no.: 327.73 A496r 1985

Art, Robert and Waltz, Kenneth. The Use of Force: International Politics and Foreign Policy. Boston, MA, Little, Brown, 1971. 547p.
The Korean War, by Morton H. Halperin, pp 216-234.
Book call no.: 327 A784u

Bailey, Sydney. The Korean Crisis: Some Background Information. London, National Peace Council, 1950. 43p.
Book call no.: 951.9 B156k

Brandon, Henry. Special Relationships: A Foreign Correspondent's Memoirs from Roosevelt to Reagan. New York, Atheneum, 1988. 436p.
How Dean Acheson Cast the Tables of American Foreign Policy, pp 64-100.
Book call no.: 327.73 B8191s

Caridi, Robert. The Korean War and American Politics. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1968. 319p.
Book call no.: 973.918 C277k

Chace, James and Carr, Caleb. America Invulnerable. New York, Summit Books, 1988. 367p.
Defining the Perimeter, 1945-1968, pp 218-264.
Book call no.: 355.033073 C431a

Clinton, W. D. The Two Faces of National Interest. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1994. 278p.
The Korean War, pp 151-182.
Book call no.: 327.73 C641t

Dobbs, Charles M. The Unwanted Symbol: American Foreign Policy, the Cold War, and Korea, 1945-1950. Kent, OH, Kent State University Press, 1981. 239p.
Book call no.: 327.730519 D632u

Donovan, Robert. Nemesis: Truman and Johnson in the Coils of War in Asia. New York, St. Martin's/Marek, 1984. 216p.
Book call no.: 951.9042 D687n

Foot, Rosemary. The Wrong War: American Policy and the Dimensions of the Korean Conflict, 1950-1953. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 1985. 290p.
Book call no.: 951.9042 F687w

Grand Strategy and the Decisionmaking Process. Washington, National Defense University Press, 1992. 371p.
The Grand Strategy of NSC-68, by Paul Nitze, pp 25-35.
Book call no.: 355.033573 G7511

Grieves, Forest L. Conflict and Order: An Introduction to International Relations. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1977. 409p.
Book call no.: 327 G848c

Head, Richard G and others. Crisis Resolution: Presidential Decision Making in the Mayaguez and Korean Confrontations. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 1978. 323p.
Book call no.: 353.032 H432c

Heller, Francis. The Korean War: A 25-Year Perspective. Lawrence, KS, Regents Press, 1977. 251p.
Book call no.: 951.9 K844

Janis, Irving. Groupthink: Psychological Studies of Policy Decisions and Fiascoes. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1983. 351p.
In and Out of North Korea: "The Wrong War with the Wrong Enemy", pp 48-71.
Book call no.: 327.37 J33v 1983

Johnson, U. Alexis. The Right Hand of Power. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, 1984. 634p.
Korea: War and Peace, pp 91-170.
Book call no.: 92 J69r

Kaufman, Burton. The Korean War: Challenges in Crisis, Credibility, and Command. Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1986. 381p.
Book call no.: 951.9042 K21k

Kennan, George F. Memoirs, 1950-1963. Boston, Little, Brown, 1972. 368p.
Korea, pp 23-38.
Book call no.: 92 K34M v.2

Lyons, Gene. Military Policy and Economic Aid: The Korean Case, 1950-1953. Columbus, Ohio State University Press, 1961. 298p.
Book call no.: 338.9173 L991m

Major Problems in American Foreign Policy: Documents and Essays. Volume II: Since 1914. Lexington, MS, D.C. Heath, 1984. 692p.
Book call no.: 327.73 M234 v. 2

Matray, James. The Reluctant Crusade: American Foreign Policy in Korea, 1941-1950. Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, 1985. 351p.
Book call no.: 327.730519 M433r

Mayers, David. Cracking the Monolith: U.S. Policy Against the Sino-Soviet Alliance, 1949-1955. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1986. 176p.
War and Transitions, 1951-1953, pp 97-125.
Book call no.: 327.73051 M468c

McGlothlen, Ronald. Controlling the Waves: Dean Acheson and U.S. Foreign Policy in Asia. New York, Norton, 1993. 320p.
Acheson and the American Commitment in Korea, pp 50-85.
Book call no.: 327.7305 M145c

Miscamble, Wilson. George F. Kennan and the Making of American Foreign Policy, 1947-1950. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1992. 419p.
Korean Dilemmas and Beyond, pp 314-338.
Book call no.: 327.73 M678g

Morgenthau, Hans and Thompson Kenneth. Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace. 6th ed. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. 688p.
The Korean War, pp 458-461.
Book call no.: 341 M851p 1985

Nash, Henry T. American Foreign Policy: A Search for Security. 3d ed. Homewood, IL, Dorsey Press, 1985. 382p.
War in Korea, pp 51-57.
Book call no.: 327.73 N249a 1985

Oliver, Robert. Syngman Rhee and American Involvement in Korea, 1942-1960: A Personal Narrative. Seoul, Korea, Panmun Books , 1978. 508p.
Book call no.: 92 R469oa

Paige, Glen. Korean Decision, June 24-30, 1950. New York, Free Press, 1968. 394p.
Book call no.: 951.9 P142ka

Ray, James L. Global Politics. 2d ed. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1983. 476p.
Korean War, pp 32-34.
Book call no.: 327.09 R263g 1983

Schoenbaum, Thomas. Waging Peace and War: Dean Rusk in the Truman, Kennedy and Johnson Years. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1988. 592p.
Book call no.: 973.920924 S365W

Sebald, William and Brines, Russell. With MacArthur in Japan. New York, Norton, 1965. 318p.
Korean War, pp 177-210.
Book call no.: 952.04 S433w

Simmons, Robert. The Strained Alliance: Peking, P'yongyamg, Moscow, and the Politics of the Korean Civil War. New York, Free Press, 1975. 287p.
Book call no.: 951.9 S592s

Stoessinger, John G. The Might of Nations: World Politics in Our Time. 7th ed. New York, Random House, 1982. 511p.
The Military Struggle for Order: The Korean Police Action, pp 434-437.
Book call no.: 909.82 S872m 1982

Tang Tsou. America's Failure in China, 1941-1950. Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press, 1963. 614p.
Book call no.: 327.73051 T882a

Thompson, Kenneth. Cold War Theories: Volume 1, World Polarization, 1943-1953. Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press, 1981. 216p.
Korea, the Limits of Containment, pp 179-213.
Book call no.: 327.112 T473c

Thomson, James C Jr. Sentimental Imperialists: The American Experience in East Asia. New York, Harper & Row, 1981. 323p.
Book call no.: 327.7305 T483s

Truman, Harry. Memoirs. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1955-56. 2 vols.
Book call no.: 92 T77me v. 1-2

U.S. Army. Center for Military History. United States Army in the Korean War. Volume 3: Policy & Direction, the First Year,, by James Schnabel. Washington, GPO, 1966. 1 vol.
Book call no.: 951.9 A741u v. 3

U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. The United States and the Korean Problem: Documents, 1943-1953. New York, AMS Press, 1976. 168p.
Book call no.: 951.904 C749u

U.S. Department of State. Office of Public Affairs. United States Policy in the Korean Crisis. Washington, GPO, 1950. 68p.
Book call no.: 951.9 D419u

Use of Force: International Politics and Foreign Policy, edited by Robert J. Art and Kenneth N. Waltz. 2nd ed ed. New York, University Press of America, 1983. 664p.
Book call no.: 327.172 U84

Wainhouse, David. International Peace Observation: A History and Forecast. Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins Press, 1966. 663p.
The Problem of the Independence of Korea, 1945-1964, pp 323-357.
Book call no.: 341.65 W141i

Walzer, Michael. Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations. 2nd ed. Basic Books, 1992. 361p.
Book call no.: 355 W242j 1992

War, Strategy, and International Politics: Essays in Honor of Sir Michael Howard. Oxford, England, Clarendon Press, 1992. 322p.
Problems of Command in Limited Warfare: Thoughts from Korea and Vietnam, by Robert O'Neill, pp 263-278.
Book call no.: 322.50941 W253

Xiang, Lanxin. Recasting the Imperial Far East. Armonk, NY, Sharpe, 1995. 259p.
The Korean War, pp 209-241. Political disagreements between Great Britain and the U.S. over China.
Book call no.: 327.51017521 X6r

Yoder, Amos. The Conduct of American Foreign Policy Since World War II. New York, Pergamon Press, 1986. 247p.
The Korean War, pp 35-40.
Book call no.: 327.73 Y54c

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DOCUMENTS


Churchill, Floyd. The Role of Threat and Time Perception in International Crises. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1978. 111p. (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 C563r

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Korea and Congress, 1950-1999. Washington, 1985. 17p. (Report-85-171 F)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.85-171 F

Mauck, Kenneth. The Formation of American Foreign Policy in Korea, 1945-1953. Norman, OK, 1978. 421p. (University of Oklahoma. Dissertation)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43567-701

Rand Corp. Presidential Control of Force: The Korean War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Santa Monica, CA, 1967. 24p. (P-3627)
Doc. call no.: M-U 30352-16 no.3627

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Historical Division. The History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Volume 3, The Korean War, Parts 1 & 2. Washington, 1978-. 2 vols.
U.S. policy, attack and response, strategy, the United Nations role, the relief of General MacArthur, diplomacy and the role of Rhee are included.
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592-75e & f

Wilson Center. The Devastating Time: Truman, the Hydrogen Bomb, China and Korea, by Robert Donovan. Washington, 1979. 63p. (No.6)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43468 no.6

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PERIODICALS


Brands, Henry. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration, Syngman Rhee, and the "Other" Geneva Conference of 1954. Pacific Historical Review 56:59-85 Feb '87.

Caine, Philip. The United States in Korea and Vietnam: A Study in Public Opinion. Air University Quarterly Review 20:49-56 Nov-Dec '68.

Carr, Caleb and Chace, James. The United States, the U.N., and Korea. MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History 5:22-23 Autumn '92.

Fisher, Louis. The Korean War: On What Legal Basis Did Truman Act? American Journal of International Law 89:21-39 Jan '95.

Gwertzman, Bernard. Papers Show U.S. Considered Ousting Rhee in Korean War. New York Times, pp 1+, col 4 Aug 4, '75.
"Operation Everready".

Jong, Chun Baek. The Korean War and International System. Korea Observer 12:425-448 Winter '81.

Keefer, Edward. The Truman Administration and the South Korean Political Crisis of 1952: Democracy's Failure? Pacific Historical Review 60:145-168 May '91.

Krasner, Michael. Foreign Policy Stereotypes: The Decision To Cross the 38th Parallel. Military Review 52:17-26 Oct '72.

Matray, James. Truman's Plan for Victory: National Self-Determination and the Thirty-Eighth Parallel Decision in Korea. Journal of American History 66:314-333 Sep '79.

McMahon, Robert. The Cold War in Asia: Toward a New Synthesis? Diplomatic History 12:307-327 Summer '88.

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[Table of Contents | Allied Participation | Communist Activities | General | Lessons | Limited War | Military Aspects // --Aerial Operations--Campaigns & Battles --Ground Operations--Intelligence --Logistics--Medicine--Naval Marine Operations--Psychological Warfare | Military-Civil Relations | Negotiations | Nuclear Issues | Origins | Political Aspects | Prisoners of War | Strategy | Truman-Macarthur Controversy | Unity of command]

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